Flood Warning for the Tully and Murray River

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Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology Queensland

FINAL FLOOD WARNING FOR THE TULLY RIVER

Issued at 9:33 am EST on Tuesday 24 May 2016

by the Bureau of Meteorology, Brisbane.

Issue Number: 7

River levels on the Tully River have eased below the minor flood level during Tuesday morning at Euramo.

Rainfall totals of between 10-35 mm were recorded across the Tully River catchment in the 24 hours to 9:00 am Tuesday, however the rain is expected to continue to ease during Tuesday.

Predicted River Heights/Flows:

TULLY RIVER at:

EURAMO: Remain below the minor flood level (6.0 metres).

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:

This is the final warning. River Height Bulletins will continue to be issued.

Latest River Heights:

Location Height of River Date/Time of Observation
Tully R at Kareeya NA NA
Tully R at Tully Gorge # 1.61m steady 07:36 AM TUE 24/05/16
Tully R at Bolinda Estate # 1.4m falling 09:12 AM TUE 24/05/16
Tully R at Euramo # 5.78m falling 09:15 AM TUE 24/05/16
Murray R at Upper Murray # 3.23m falling 09:10 AM TUE 24/05/16
Murray R at Murray Flats # NA NA
Meunga Ck at Meunga Ck # 0.93m steady 07:56 AM TUE 24/05/16
Clump Point Tide # 2.29m rising 09:24 AM TUE 24/05/16
Cardwell Tide # 2.44m rising 09:16 AM TUE 24/05/16
# 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.