Weather Warnings - Flood Warning for QLD

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Queensland
This Flood Watch provides early advice of possible flooding within the
specified catchments.

Flood Watch for catchments north of Innisfail to Kowanyama

Issued at 12:52 pm EST on Thursday 21 March 2019
Flood Watch Number: 4

Flooding will continue across the Flood Watch area over the next few days
associated with the movement of Tropical Cyclone Trevor.

Tropical Cyclone Trevor is located in the eastern Gulf of Carpentaria after
crossing the Cape York Peninsula during Tuesday and Wednesday. Heavy rain has
been observed across the Cape, with up to 500 mm recorded in the 48 hours to
9am Thursday.

Tropical Cyclone Trevor is expected to continue moving in a west-southwest
direction. Heavy rainfall is forecast over parts of the Flood Watch area during
the remainder of Thursday and into Friday, including the North Tropical Coast
catchments north of Innisfail.

A tropical cyclone warning and a severe weather warning are current for parts
of the Flood Watch area.

Heavy rainfall may also lead to flash flooding.

Catchments likely to be affected include:

Jardine River

Ducie, Jackson and Skardon Rivers

Wenlock River

Embley and Mission Rivers

Watson River

Archer and Coen Rivers

Holroyd and Kendall Rivers

Coleman and Edward Rivers

Mitchell River

Jacky Jacky Creek

Olive and Pascoe Rivers

Lockhart River

Stewart River

Normanby River

Jeannie River

Endeavour River

Barron River

Mulgrave and Russell Rivers

Flood warnings are current for: Daintree and Mossman Rivers.

See www.bom.gov.au/qld/warnings to view the current flood and cyclone products
for Queensland.
For more information on the Flood Watch Service:
http://www.bom.gov.au/water/floods/floodWarningServices.shtml

Flood Safety Advice:
This Flood Watch means that people living or working along rivers and creeks
should monitor the latest weather forecasts and warnings.
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.
This advice is also available by dialling 1300 659 219 at a low call cost of
27.5 cents, more from mobile, public and satellite phones.
Warning, rainfall and river information are available at
www.bom.gov.au/qld/flood/

Next issue:
The next Flood Watch will be issued by 01:00 pm EST on Friday 22 March 2019.

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