Flood Warning for the Georgina River and Eyre Creek

IDQ20870

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology Queensland

MINOR FLOOD WARNING FOR EYRE CREEK

Issued at 10:50 am EST on Monday 27 June 2016

by the Bureau of Meteorology, Brisbane.

Issue Number: 5

Minor flood levels are expected in Eyre Creek at Bedourie during this week.

EYRE CREEK:

Creek levels are slowly rising along Eyre Creek at Bedourie. Rises may also occur further downstream at Glengyle later in the week.

Predicted River Heights/Flows:

EYRE CREEK at:

BEDOURIE: Creek levels expected to exceed the minor flood level (3.5 metres) during Tuesday (28/06).

GLENGYLE: Creek level rises to the minor flood level (2.0 metres) may occur later this week.

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.qldalert.com

Weather Forecast:

For the latest weather forecasts see: www.bom.gov.au/qld/forecasts

Next Issue:

The next warning is due to be issued by 11:00 am AEST on Tuesday 28th June 2016.

Latest River Heights:

Location Height of River Date/Time of Observation
Georgina R at Roxborough Downs * 2.66m steady 04:00 AM MON 27/06/16
Georgina R at Glenormiston NA NA
Burke R at Boulia * 1.73m steady 08:00 AM MON 27/06/16
Georgina R at Marion Downs NA NA
Eyre Ck at Bedourie 3.35m rising slowl y 9:00 AM MON 27/06/16
King Creek at Cluny NA NA
Eyre Ck at Glengyle NA NA
* auto station
NA no obs reported

Warnings and River Height Bulletins are available at www.bom.gov.au/qld/flood

Flood Warnings are also available on telephone 1300 659 219 at a low call cost of 27.5 cents, more from mobile, public and satellite phones.