IDQ20765Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Queensland
Minor Flood Warning for the lower Isaac River
Issued at 10:28 am EST on Tuesday 28 March 2017
Flood Warning Number: 9
Minor flood levels are easing along the lower reaches of the Isaac River at Yatton.
Rainfall totals of between 70 - 120mm have been recorded in the upper reaches of the Connors and Isaac River catchments in the 24 hours to 9:00 am Tuesday. Heavy rainfall associated with the movement of Tropical Cyclone Debbie is expected during today and Wednesday.
Connors and Isaac Rivers:
Renewed level rises are likely across the catchment area later this week associated with the movement of Tropical Cyclone Debbie.
The Isaac River at Yatton is currently at 7.64 metres and falling. The river level at Yatton is expected to fall below the minor flood level (7.50 m) early Tuesday afternoon.
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
The next warning will be issued by 10:30 am EST on Wednesday 29 March 2017.
Latest River Heights:
|Location||Height of River (m)||Tendency||Date/Time of Observation|
|Connors R at Pink Lagoon TM||3.885||Falling||09:00 AM TUE 28/03/17|
|Isaac R at Yatton TM||7.635||Falling||09:00 AM TUE 28/03/17|
|Mackenzie R at Tartrus TM||1.61||Steady||08:00 AM TUE 28/03/17|
|Fitzroy R at Riverslea TM||6.218||Rising||09:00 AM TUE 28/03/17|
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.