Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Diamantina River

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Queensland

Flood Warning for the lower Diamantina River

Issued at 10:51 am EST on Wednesday 19 December 2018
Flood Warning Number: 5

Minor flood levels have peaked on the Diamantina River at Diamantina Lakes and
are slowly easing.

Rainfall totals of 20-45 mm were recorded in the local Diamantina Lakes
catchment area late last week. No significant rainfall is forecast for the next
few days.

Diamantina River to Diamantina Lakes:
River levels along the Diamantina River at Diamantina Lakes peaked at midday
Monday and are currently at 0.44 metres above the causeway on the Springvale
Diamantina Lakes Road and slowly falling.

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 www.qld.gov.au/alerts

Next issue:
The next warning will be issued by 12:00 pm EST on Friday 21 December 2018.

Latest River Heights:
Diamantina R at Diamantina Lakes TM, 2.54, Steady, 10:00 AM WED 19/12/18

This advice is also available by dialling 1300 659 219. Warning, rainfall and
river information are available at www.bom.gov.au/qld/flood. The latest weather
forecast is available at www.bom.gov.au/qld/forecasts.

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