Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Gulf Rivers

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Queensland

Final Flood Warning for the lower Flinders River

Issued at 11:08 am EST on Friday 23 March 2018
Flood Warning Number: 29

The river level at Walkers Bend on the lower Flinders River fell below the
minor flood level on Friday morning.

No significant rainfall is expected across the Gulf Rivers catchments during
Friday and Saturday. Heavy rainfall is possible from Sunday onwards over the
very lower reaches of the catchment, dependent on the movement of Tropical
Cyclone Nora. A Flood Watch is expected to be issued later today for this next
rainfall event.

Flinders River downstream of Richmond:
No further flooding is expected in the Flinders River downstream of Richmond
during this event.

The Flinders River at Walkers Bend is currently at 3.70 metres and 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)

Current emergency information is available at

Next issue:
This is a final warning, no further warnings will be issued for this event.

Latest River Heights:
Flinders R at Etta Plains TM, 0.81, Steady, 10:00 AM FRI 23/03/18
Flinders R at Walkers Bend TM, 3.70, Falling, 10:00 AM FRI 23/03/18

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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