Flood Warning for the Tully and Murray River

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Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Queensland

Minor Flood Warning for the Tully River

Issued at 4:29 pm EST on Monday 18 January 2021

Flood Warning Number: 3

MINOR FLOODING IS POSSIBLE AT EURAMO MONDAY NIGHT.

Rainfall totals of between 50 - 150 mm have been observed in the catchment in the 24 hrs to 3pm Monday 18 th January. Rainfall has eased in the catchment with rainfall totals in the 3 hours to 3pm Monday 18th January less than 5mm. The rainfall to date is causing river rises in the Tully River.

Some further rainfall associated with Tropical Cyclone Kimi is possible in the next few days, which may cause further river rises.

Tully River:

Minor flooding may occur along the Tully River.

The Tully River at Euramo is currently at 5.29 metres and rising. A peak around the minor flood level (6.0m) is likely in the Tully River at Euramo Monday evening.

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 10:00 am EST on Tuesday 19 January 2021.

Latest River Heights:

Location Height of River (m) Tendency Date/Time of Observation
Tully R at Tully Gorge TM 1.73 Steady 03:21 PM MON 18/01/21
Tully R at Bolinda Estate Alert 2.65 Steady 03:25 PM MON 18/01/21
Tully R at Euramo Alert 5.29 Rising 04:23 PM MON 18/01/21
Murray R at Upper Murray Alert 3.31 Falling 03:05 PM MON 18/01/21
Murray R at Murray Flats Alert 5.90 Steady 02:56 PM MON 18/01/21
Clump Point Tide Alert 2.39 Falling 04:12 PM MON 18/01/21
Cardwell Tide Alert 2.44 Rising 04:27 PM MON 18/01/21

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.