Flood Warning for the Diamantina River


Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Queensland

Flood Warning for the lower Diamantina River

Issued at 9:00 am EST on Friday 28 October 2016

Flood Warning Number: 61

Renewed rises are continuing on the lower Diamantina River at Birdsville.

No significant rainfall is expected for the next few days.

Diamantina River downstream of Diamantina Lakes:

River levels are currently below the minor flood level (4.00 m) at Birdsville.

Renewed rises are continuing at Birdsville. Predictions will be given when upstream data is available.

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 10:00 am EST on Monday 31 October 2016.

Latest River Heights:

Location Height of River (m) Tendency Date/Time of Observation
Diamantina R at Diamantina Lakes TM 0.76 Steady 08:00 AM FRI 28/10/16
Diamantina R at Monkira Not Available
Diamantina R at Durrie Not Available
Diamantina R at Roseberth Not Available
Diamantina R at Birdsville Not Available

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.