Flood Warning for the Diamantina River

IDQ20865

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Queensland

Flood Warning for the Diamantina River

Issued at 9:33 am EST on Saturday 21 January 2017

Flood Warning Number: 13

Moderate flood levels are steady at Diamantina Lakes.

Showers and storms are possible over parts of the catchment for the next few days.

Diamantina River to Diamantina Lakes:

Minor flood levels are steady at Elderslie. The river level at Diamantina Lakes remains well above the height of the Springvale Diamantina Lakes Road Causeway (2.1 metres) with renewed rises possible as upstream flood waters arrive.

Diamantina River downstream of Diamantina Lakes:

Minor flood levels are rising downstream to Monkira.

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 10:30 am EST on Monday 23 January 2017.

Latest River Heights:

Location Height of River (m) Tendency Date/Time of Observation
Mills Ck at Oondooroo TM 1.62 Steady 08:00 AM SAT 21/01/17
Diamantina R at Elderslie 2.45 Falling 06:00 AM SAT 21/01/17
Diamantina R at Diamantina Lakes TM 4.67 Steady 08:00 AM SAT 21/01/17
Diamantina R at Monkira 2.95 Rising 09:00 AM SAT 21/01/17

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.