Flood Warning for the Paroo River

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Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Queensland

Minor Flood Warning for the Paroo River

Issued at 10:56 am EST on Wednesday 28 September 2016

Flood Warning Number: 16

River levels on the Paroo River at Hungerford fell below the moderate flood level (1.5 m) during Tuesday evening.

Patchy rain and showers are forecast for Wednesday and Thursday.

Paroo River to Eulo:

River levels continue easing below the minor flood level (2.00 m).

The Paroo River at Eulo is expected to remain below the minor flood level (2.00 m) and continue easing.

Paroo River downstream of Eulo:

Minor flood levels are easing at Hungerford.

Minor flood levels on the Paroo River at Hungerford will continue easing.

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 Thursday 29 September 2016.

Latest River Heights:

Location Height of River (m) Tendency Date/Time of Observation
Paroo R at Caiwarro TM 1.57 Steady 08:00 AM WED 28/09/16
Paroo R at Hungerford 1.43 Falling 06:00 AM WED 28/09/16

This advice is also available by dialling 1300 659 219. 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.