Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Diamantina River

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Queensland

Initial Flood Warning For The Diamantina River
Issued at 03:14 PM EST on Monday 26 October 2020
Flood Watch Number: 1

River levels at Diamantina Lakes are slowly rising following rainfall recorded during last weekend.
There is a further chance of rainfall and a possible storm during Monday, otherwise settled conditions are expected for the remainder of this week.

Diamantina River to Diamantina Lakes:
The river level at Diamantina Lakes is rising slowly and is currently 0.06 metres below the level of the Springvale Diamantina Lakes Road causeway, with minor flooding.

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

Next issue:
The next warning will be issued by 10:00 am EST on Tuesday 27 October 2020.

Latest River Heights:
Mills Ck at Oondooroo TM,0.82,Steady,02:00 PM MON 26/10/20
Diamantina R at Diamantina Lakes TM,2.03,Steady,02:00 PM MON 26/10/20

This advice is also available by dialling 1300 659 210. Warning, rainfall and river information are available at The latest weather forecast is available at

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