Flood Warning for the Paroo River

IDQ20850

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology Queensland

MINOR FLOOD WARNING FOR THE PAROO RIVER

Issued at 10:01 am EST on Monday 27 June 2016

by the Bureau of Meteorology, Brisbane.

Issue Number: 9

Minor flood peak is expected at Hungerford during Monday.

Minor flood levels at Eulo peaked during Saturday morning, with river levels expected to have eased below minor during Sunday.

Minor flood levels remain generally steady at Caiwarro during Monday morning. Minor flood levels are continuing to slowly rise at Hungerford.

Predicted River Heights/Flows:

EULO: River levels expected to remain below the minor flood level (2.0 metres).

HUNGERFORD: Minor flood peak around 1.4 metres expected during Monday.

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.qldalert.com

Weather Forecast:

For the latest weather forecasts see: www.bom.gov.au/qld/forecasts

Next Issue:

The next warning is due to be issued by 10:30 am AEST Tuesday 28th June 2016.

Latest River Heights:

Location Height of River Date/Time of Observation
Beechal Ck at Quilpeta NA NA
Paroo R at Humeburn NA NA
Paroo R at Eulo NA NA
Paroo R at Caiwarro * 1.87m steady 08:00 AM MON 27/06/16
Paroo R at Hungerford 1.35m steady 06:00 AM MON 27/06/16
* auto station
NA no obs reported

Warnings and River Height Bulletins are available at www.bom.gov.au/qld/flood

Flood Warnings are also available on telephone 1300 659 219 at a low call cost of 27.5 cents, more from mobile, public and satellite phones.