Flood Warning for the Condamine Balonne

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Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Queensland

Minor Flood Warning for the Bokhara River and Flood Warning for the Balonne River

Issued at 8:30 am EST on Saturday 1 October 2016

Flood Warning Number: 20

A minor flood peak is expected to have occurred on the Bokhara River at Hebel overnight Friday.

No significant rainfall is expected until Monday when another trough is likely to bring rain and showers across the catchment.

Balonne River downstream of Beardmore Dam:

Minor flood levels are easing on the lower Balonne River at Whyenbah and the Balonne River Minor at Hastings.

River levels have eased below the minor flood level on the Balonne River at St George and will continue to fall across the weekend.

A minor flood peak is expected to have occurred on the Bokhara River at Hebel overnight Friday. River levels are expected to remain above the minor flood level (1.00 m) across the weekend.

Flood Safety Advice:

Remember: If it's flooded, forget it. For flood emergency assistance contact the SES on 132 500. For life threatening emergencies, call Triple Zero (000) immediately.

Current emergency information is available at www.qld.gov.au/alerts

Next Issue:

The next warning will be issued by 09:00 am EST on Sunday 02 October 2016.

Latest River Heights:

Location Height of River (m) Tendency Date/Time of Observation
Culgoa R at Whyenbah TM 4.25 Falling 07:00 AM SAT 01/10/16
Culgoa R at Woolerbilla TM 4.35 Steady 04:00 AM SAT 01/10/16
Narran R at Dirranbandi-Hebel Rd TM 4.43 Steady 07:00 AM SAT 01/10/16

This advice is also available by dialling 1300 659 219. Warning, rainfall and river information are available at www.bom.gov.au/qld/flood. The latest weather forecast is available at www.bom.gov.au/qld/forecasts.