Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Diamantina River

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Queensland

Flood Warning for the lower Diamantina River

Issued at 11:13 am EST on Wednesday 21 March 2018
Flood Warning Number: 18

Minor to moderate flood levels are easing along the lower reaches of the
Diamantina River between Diamantina Lakes and Monkira.

No significant rainfall is forecast for the next few days.

Diamantina River to Diamantina Lakes:
Moderate flood levels are continuing to ease on the Diamantina River at
Diamantina Lakes, but remain around 2.6 metres above the level of the causeway
on the Springvale Diamantina Lakes Road.

Diamantina River downstream of Diamantina Lakes:
Minor flood levels are expected to be easing at Monkira. River level rises are
expected to be occurring further downstream along the Diamantina River to

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)

Current emergency information is available at

Next issue:
The next warning will be issued by 11:30 am EST on Thursday 22 March 2018.

Latest River Heights:
Diamantina R at Diamantina Lakes TM, 4.67, Steady, 10:00 AM WED 21/03/18
Diamantina R at Monkira, Not Available
Diamantina R at Durrie, Not Available

This advice is also available by dialling 1300 659 219. Warning, rainfall and
river information are available at The latest weather
forecast is available at

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