Flood Warning for the Diamantina River

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Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Queensland

Flood Warning for the lower Diamantina River

Issued at 11:53 am EST on Sunday 16 December 2018

Flood Warning Number: 2

Minor flood levels are rising on the Diamantina River at Diamantina Lakes.

Rainfall recorded during the last few days of 20-45 mm were recorded in the local Diamantina Lakes catchment area. No significant rainfall is forecast for the next few days.

Diamantina River to Diamantina Lakes:

The river level on Sunday morning is 0.26 metres above the causeway on the Springvale Diamantina Lakes Road, and continuing to slowly rise.

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 12:00 pm EST on Monday 17 December 2018.

Latest River Heights:

Location Height of River (m) Tendency Date/Time of Observation
Diamantina R at Diamantina Lakes TM 2.36 Rising 10:00 AM SUN 16/12/18

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.