Flood Warning for the Flinders River

IDQ20878

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology

Final Flood Warning for the lower Flinders River

Issued at 11:39 am EST on Thursday 30 March 2023

Flood Warning Number: 40

FLOODING HAS EASED ALONG THE LOWER FLINDERS RIVER AT WALKERS BEND

The lower Flinders River at Walkers Bend fell below the minor flood level early Thursday morning.

No significant rainfall was recorded in the last 7 days. No significant rainfall is forecast for the next few days.

Flinders River downstream of Richmond:

No further flooding is expected in the lower Flinders River.

The Flinders River at Walkers Bend is currently at 3.86 metres and easing, below the minor flood level. The river level at Walkers Bend is well below the level of the Burke Developmental Road Bridge (5.40 m).

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:

This is a final warning, no further warnings will be issued for this event.

Latest River Heights:

Location Height of River (m) Tendency Date/Time of Observation
Porcupine Ck at Mt Emu Plains TM 1.38 Steady 10:00 AM THU 30/03/23
Flinders R at Glendower Crossing TM 0.65 Steady 10:00 AM THU 30/03/23
Flinders R at Punchbowl TM 1.69 Steady 10:00 AM THU 30/03/23
Cloncurry R at Cloncurry TM 0.82 Steady 10:00 AM THU 30/03/23
Julia Ck at Julia Ck TM 1.38 Steady 10:00 AM THU 30/03/23
Cloncurry R at Canobie Auto TM 1.44 Steady 10:00 AM THU 30/03/23
Flinders R-Cloncurry R Junction TM 2.48 Falling 09:00 AM THU 30/03/23
Flinders R at Walkers Bend TM 3.86 Falling 10:00 AM THU 30/03/23

This advice is also available by dialling 1300 659 210. 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.