Weather Warnings - Flood Warning

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Queensland

Initial Minor Flood Warning For The Mulgrave And Russell Rivers
Issued at 07:34 AM EST on Tuesday 16 April 2024
Flood Warning Number: 1

MINOR FLOODING OCCURRING AT PEETS BRIDGE AND GORDONVALE
Heavy rainfall overnight in the Mulgrave and Russell catchments is causing stream rises and minor flooding in the Mulgrave and Russell Rivers. Some further rainfall is possible Tuesday morning, and the situation is being closely monitored, and warnings will be updated as required.

Mulgrave River:
Minor flooding is occurring along the Mulgrave River.
The Mulgrave River at Peets Bridge peaked at 6.25 metres around 07:09 am Tuesday 16 April and is currently at 6.10 metres and falling with minor flooding.
The Mulgrave River at Peets Bridge is likely to fall below the minor flood level (5.00 m) Tuesday afternoon.

The Mulgrave River at Gordonvale is currently at 12.45 metres and rising with minor flooding (minor flood level 12.0 metres).
A minor peak is expected in the Mulgrave River at Gordonvale Tuesday morning.

Russell River:
Stream rises are occurring in the Russell River.

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 04:00 pm EST on Tuesday 16 April 2024.

Latest River Heights:
Mulgrave R at The Fisheries Alert,3.30,Falling,06:40 AM TUE 16/04/24
Mulgrave R at The Fisheries TM,3.50,Falling,06:00 AM TUE 16/04/24
Mulgrave R at Peets Bridge Alert,6.10,Falling,06:59 AM TUE 16/04/24
Mulgrave R at Peets Bridge TM,6.27,Falling,06:15 AM TUE 16/04/24
Mulgrave R at Gordonvale Alert,12.45,Rising,06:54 AM TUE 16/04/24
Russell R at Bucklands TM,4.15,Rising,06:10 AM TUE 16/04/24
Babinda Ck at The Boulders TM,2.00,Falling,06:20 AM TUE 16/04/24
Russell R at Clyde Rd Alert,-0.93,Rising,05:20 AM TUE 16/04/24

This advice is also available by dialling 1300 659 210. 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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