Flood Warning for the Norman and Gilbert Rivers


Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology

Minor Flood Warning for the Norman River

Issued at 3:27 pm EST on Friday 3 February 2023

Flood Warning Number: 17


Isolated totals of 60-80 mm were recorded in the 24-hours to 3:00 pm Friday. Further showers and thunderstorms are forecast over the weekend. The situation is being closely monitored, and warnings will be updated as necessary.

Norman River:

Minor flooding is expected to continue along the Norman River between Yappar River and Normanton.

The Norman River at Normanton is currently at 2.59 metres and rising, with minor flooding. The Norman River at Normanton is expected to remain above the minor flood level (2.00 m) during Friday and into the weekend.

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 04:00 pm EST on Monday 06 February 2023.

Latest River Heights:

Location Height of River (m) Tendency Date/Time of Observation
Gilbert R at Rockfields TM 5.15 Steady 01:00 PM FRI 03/02/23
Einasleigh R at Einasleigh TM 5.25 Steady 12:00 PM FRI 03/02/23
Etheridge R at Roseglen TM 2.09 Falling 01:00 PM FRI 03/02/23
Gilbert R at Burke Dev Rd TM 5.00 Steady 01:00 PM FRI 03/02/23
Norman R d/s Yappar R Junction TM 0.0 Steady 09:00 AM FRI 03/02/23
Norman R at Glenore Weir TM 9.82 Steady 01:00 PM FRI 03/02/23
Norman R at Normanton TM 2.59 Rising 12:00 PM FRI 03/02/23
Karumba Tide TM 3.14 Steady 02:02 PM FRI 03/02/23

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.