Flood Warning for the Moonie River

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Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Queensland

Minor Flood Warning for the Moonie River

Issued at 2:54 pm EST on Sunday 11 April 2021

Flood Warning Number: 23

MINOR FLOODING PEAKING AT FLINTON DURING SUNDAY

No significant rainfall is forecast for the next few days.

Moonie River to Flinton:

Minor flooding on the Moonie River at Flinton remains near a peak during Sunday.

The Moonie River at Flinton manual gauge was at 3.10 metres (minor flood) and steady at 8am Sunday morning, with the causeway at 2.3 metres. The Moonie River at Flinton is likely to remain above the minor flood level (3.00 m) for the next few days.

Moonie River downstream of Flinton:

Renewed river level rises are likely along the lower Moonie River to the NSW border during this week.

No observations are available for the manual gauge at Nindigully. However based on the nearby automatic gauge, the Moonie River at Nindigully is expected to be below the minor flood level (2.20 m) during Sunday, with renewed river level rises in the next few days.

No observations are available from the manual gauge at Thallon Bridge, however river levels are expected to be below minor on Sunday. Renewed river level rises are expected later this 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 12 April 2021.

Latest River Heights:

Location Height of River (m) Tendency Date/Time of Observation
Moonie R at Flinton 3.10 Steady 08:00 AM SUN 11/04/21
Moonie R at Flinton TM 5.16 Rising 02:00 PM SUN 11/04/21
Moonie R at Nindigully Br Not Available
Moonie R at Nindigully TM 1.46 Steady 02:00 PM SUN 11/04/21
Moonie R at Thallon Bridge Not Available
Moonie R at Fenton TM 2.32 Steady 02:00 PM SUN 11/04/21

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.