Flood Warning - Inland Rivers (SA)

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Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology

Flood Warning for the Inland Rivers SA

Issued at 11:58 am CDT on Thursday 29 February 2024

Flood Warning Number: 12

FLOODWATERS ARRIVING INTO SOUTH AUSTRALIA ALONG THE DIAMANTINA RIVER AND FILLING THE GOYDERS LAGOON

Moderate flooding is occurring along the Diamantina River at Birdsville (refer to http://www.bom.gov.au/qld/warnings/ ).

Floodwaters may cut roads and access tracks, and in particular river crossings, impacting travel in the region.

Warburton:

Floodwaters are expected to reach the Warburton River, downstream of the Goyders Lagoon, in the next few weeks. As floodwaters continue to move downstream, further information will be provided.

Flood Safety Advice:

People living or working along rivers and streams should monitor the latest weather forecasts and warnings. For the latest SA Warnings refer to www.bom.gov.au/sa/warnings

For more information on the Flood Warning and Flood Watch Service: www.bom.gov.au/water/floods/floodWarningServices.shtml

For flood emergency assistance contact the State Emergency Service on 132 500.

For life threatening emergencies call Triple Zero (000) immediately.

Next Issue:

The next warning will be issued by 01:00 pm CDT on Monday 04 March 2024.

Latest River Heights:

Location Height of River (m) Tendency Date/Time of Observation
Diamantina River at Birdsville 7.72 Steady 10:35 AM THU 29/02/24
Warburton River at Poothapoota Waterhole 0.20 Steady 11:00 AM THU 29/02/24
Cooper Creek at Cullyamurra Waterhole 2.01 Steady 11:00 AM THU 29/02/24
Cooper Creek North West Channel upstream of Coongie Lakes 4.11 Steady 11:00 AM THU 29/02/24

This advice is also available by dialling 1300 659 210. Warning, rainfall and river information are available at www.bom.gov.au/sa/flood. The latest weather forecast is available at www.bom.gov.au/sa/forecasts.