Flood Warning for the Lower Brisbane and Bremer Rivers

IDQ20805

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Queensland

Moderate Flood Warning for the Warrill Creek, Minor Flood Warning for the Bremer River, and Flood Warning for the Lockyer and Laidley Creek

Issued at 3:51 pm EST on Thursday 2 December 2021

Flood Warning Number: 12

MODERATE FLOODING ALONG PARTS OF WARRILL CREEK TO EASE, MINOR FLOODING TO EASE ALONG BREMER RIVER

No significant rainfall has been recorded since 9:00am Thursday. Further showers are forecast to continue during Thursday with the chance of a thunderstorm.

Lockyer and Laidley Creeks:

Minor flooding is easing along the Lockyer and Laidley Creeks.

Bremer River and Warrill Creek:

Minor flooding is occurring along the Bremer River and moderate flooding is occurring along the Warrill Creek.

Observations at the automatic gauge at Five Mile Bridge are unavailable due to a suspected equipment fault. River levels are expected to be slowly falling with minor flooding. The Bremer River at Five Mile Bridge is likely to fall below the minor flood level (3.50 m) overnight Thursday into Friday.

The Bremer River at Walloon peaked at 7.12 metres around 04:00 pm Wednesday 01 December and is currently at 4.74 metres (below minor) and falling. The Bremer River at Walloon is expected to remain below the minor flood level (5.00 m) during the remainder of Thursday and into Friday.

The Bremer River at Ipswich peaked at 6.87 metres (below the minor flood level of 7.00 metres) around 11:00 pm Wednesday 01 December and is currently at 4.22 (below minor) metres and falling. The Bremer River at Ipswich is expected to remain below the minor flood level (7.00 m) during Thursday and into Friday.

There are no observations available for Warrill Creek at Kalbar, but river levels are expected to be below the minor flood level (6.00 metres) and easing. The Warrill Creek at Kalbar is expected to remain below the minor flood level (6.00 m) during Thursday and into Friday.

The Warrill Creek at Harrisville peaked at 5.56 metres around 03:00 pm Wednesday 01 December and is currently at 2.92 metres (below minor). The Warrill Creek at Harrisville is likely to remain below the minor flood level (3.00 m) during the remainder of Thursday and into Friday.

The Warrill Creek at Amberley is currently at 5.52 metres and falling, with moderate flooding. The Warrill Creek at Amberley is likely to fall below the moderate flood level (5.50 m) Thursday afternoon. The river level is likely to fall below the minor flood level (4.00 m) overnight Thursday into Friday.

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 11:00 am EST on Friday 03 December 2021.

Latest River Heights:

Location Height of River (m) Tendency Date/Time of Observation
Lockyer Ck at Helidon Alert 1.46 Falling 03:17 PM THU 02/12/21
Lockyer Ck at Helidon TM 1.47 Falling 03:00 PM THU 02/12/21
Tenthill Ck at Tenthill Alert 2.08 Falling 02:54 PM THU 02/12/21
Tenthill Ck at Tenthill TM 2.10 Falling 03:00 PM THU 02/12/21
Lockyer Ck at Gatton Alert 2.60 Falling 03:35 PM THU 02/12/21
Laidley Ck at Mulgowie Alert 3.26 Falling 02:09 PM THU 02/12/21
Laidley Ck at Mulgowie TM 3.24 Falling 03:00 PM THU 02/12/21
Laidley Ck at Showground Weir Alert 5.04 Falling 03:21 PM THU 02/12/21
Laidley Ck at Warrego Hwy Alert 4.74 Steady 03:30 PM THU 02/12/21
Laidley Ck at Warrego Hwy TM 4.67 Falling 03:00 PM THU 02/12/21
Lockyer Ck at Glenore Grove Alert 6.50 Falling 03:41 PM THU 02/12/21
Lockyer Ck at O'Reillys Weir Alert 10.34 Falling 03:25 PM THU 02/12/21
Brisbane R at Savages Crossing Alert 5.32 Falling 03:32 PM THU 02/12/21
Brisbane R at Savages Crossing TM 5.35 Falling 03:00 PM THU 02/12/21
Brisbane R at Kholo Br Alert 2.92 Rising 03:35 PM THU 02/12/21
Brisbane R at Mt Crosby Alert 8.17 Steady 03:38 PM THU 02/12/21
Brisbane R at Colleges Crossing Alert 2.37 Rising 03:37 PM THU 02/12/21
Western Ck at Grandchester Alert 0.65 Falling 01:27 PM THU 02/12/21
Bremer R at Rosewood Alert-2 3.92 Falling 03:27 PM THU 02/12/21
Bremer R at Rosewood Alert 3.88 Falling 03:25 PM THU 02/12/21
Bremer R at Walloon TM 4.80 Steady 03:00 PM THU 02/12/21
Bremer R at Walloon Alert 4.74 Falling 03:34 PM THU 02/12/21
Warrill Ck at Kalbar Weir HW Alert 75.21 Steady 03:15 PM THU 02/12/21
Warrill Ck at Harrisville-1 Alert 2.92 Falling 03:36 PM THU 02/12/21
Warrill Ck at Harrisville-2 Alert 2.96 Falling 03:40 PM THU 02/12/21
Warrill Ck at Greens Rd Amberley Alert 5.52 Steady 03:36 PM THU 02/12/21
Bremer R at Ipswich Alert 4.22 Falling 03:45 PM THU 02/12/21
Brisbane R at Moggill-1 Alert 0.70 Falling 03:40 PM THU 02/12/21
Brisbane R at Moggill-2 Alert 0.67 Falling 03:33 PM THU 02/12/21
Brisbane R at St Lucia Alert -0.36 Falling 02:46 PM THU 02/12/21
Brisbane R at Port Office Alert -0.38 Rising 03:42 PM THU 02/12/21

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.