Flood Warning for the Georgina River and Eyre Creek

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Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Queensland

Moderate Flood Warning for Eyre Creek

Issued at 2:36 pm EST on Friday 20 May 2022

Flood Warning Number: 15

PEAK AROUND THE MODERATE FLOOD LEVEL POSSIBLE ALONG THE EYRE CREEK AT GLENGYLE ON FRIDAY

No significant rainfall has been observed for the past few days and no significant rainfall is forecast for the next few days.

River level observations are currently unavailable for a number of manual stations. Where data becomes available it will be added to the next warning update. See www.bom.gov.au/qld/flood/west.shtml for the latest observations.

Eyre Creek:

Moderate flooding may occur along the Eyre Creek.

The Eyre Creek at Glengyle was last reported at 2.90 metres and rising slowly at 9.00 am on Wednesday, with minor flooding. The Eyre Creek at Glengyle may peak around the moderate flood level (3.00 m) during Friday. The creek level is expected to ease slowly over the weekend and into next week.

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 03:00 pm EST on Monday 23 May 2022.

Latest River Heights:

Location Height of River (m) Tendency Date/Time of Observation
Georgina R at Roxborough Downs TM 1.87 Steady 01:00 PM FRI 20/05/22
Burke R at Boulia TM 1.74 Steady 01:00 PM FRI 20/05/22

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.