Flood Warning for the Tully and Murray River

IDQ20720

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology Queensland

INITIAL MINOR FLOOD WARNING FOR THE TULLY RIVER

Issued at 10:21 am EST on Tuesday 30 June 2015

by the Bureau of Meteorology, Brisbane.

Issue Number: 1

Minor flood levels are possible at Euramo late Tuesday into Wednesday.

Rainfall totals of 80-140 mm have been recorded in the Tully catchment in the past 24 hours.

No further significant rainfall is forecast in the next few days.

TULLY RIVER:

River levels have peaked on the minor flood level at Bolinda Estate overnight. Downstream at Euramo, river levels are currently rising.

Predicted River Heights/Flows:

TULLY RIVER at:

EURAMO: River levels are expected to peak around the minor flood level (6.0 metres) late Tuesday into Wednesday.

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 10:00 am AEST 1 July 2015.

Latest River Heights:

Location Height of River Date/Time of Observation
Tully R at Tully Gorge # 2.26m falling 09:38 AM TUE 30/06/15
Tully R at Bolinda Estate # 2.5m falling 09:45 AM TUE 30/06/15
Tully R at Euramo # 5.08m rising 10:02 AM TUE 30/06/15
# auto station

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.