Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Burdekin River

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Queensland

Final Flood Warning For The Belyando And Suttor Rivers
Issued at 09:25 AM EST on Tuesday 17 May 2022
Flood Watch Number: 14

FLOOD LEVELS EASED BELOW MINOR AND CONTINUE EASING ACROSS THE CATCHMENT
No significant rainfall has been recorded over the catchments over the last few days. No significant rainfall is forecast for the next few days.

Belyando and Suttor Rivers to Burdekin Falls Dam:
Flooding along the Belyando and Suttor Rivers to Burdekin Falls Dam peaked and is easing below minor.
The Suttor River at St Anns eased below minor early Tuesday (17 May) morning. The river level is currently at 3.90 metres and continues easing slowly.
The Suttor River at St Anns will remain below the minor flood level (4.00 m) during Tuesday.

Cape River to Burdekin Falls Dam:
Flooding along the Cape River to Burdekin Falls Dam peaked and continues easing below minor.
The Cape River at Taemas is currently at 3.21 metres and continues easing below minor.
The Cape River at Taemas will remain below the minor flood level (5.00 m) during Tuesday.

Burdekin River to Burdekin Falls Dam:
Flood levels are continuing to ease below minor along the upper Burdekin River to Sellheim.
The Burdekin River at Sellheim is currently at 2.00 metres (below minor) and continues easing.

The Burdekin River at Burdekin Dam is currently at 1.97 metres (above the spillway) and continues easing slowly.

Burdekin River downstream of Burdekin Falls Dam:
River levels have peaked below the minor flood levels along the lower Burdekin River between Dalbeg and Inkerman Bridge over the weekend and are continue easing.

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

Latest River Heights:
Burdekin R at Mt Fullstop TM,2.95,Steady,08:00 AM TUE 17/05/22
Running River at Mt Bradley TM,1.22,Steady,08:00 AM TUE 17/05/22
Star R at Laroona TM,2.14,Steady,08:00 AM TUE 17/05/22
Paluma Dam Alert,-0.88,Steady,07:34 AM TUE 17/05/22
Burdekin R at Gainsford TM,3.37,Steady,08:00 AM TUE 17/05/22
Keelbottom Ck at Keelbottom TM,1.38,Steady,08:00 AM TUE 17/05/22
Burdekin R at Sellheim Alert,2.00,Falling,08:05 AM TUE 17/05/22
Alpha Ck at Rivington Alert,0.52,Steady,07:30 AM TUE 17/05/22
Belyando R at Belyando Crossing TM,4.62,Falling,08:00 AM TUE 17/05/22
Suttor R at St Anns Alert,3.90,Steady,07:42 AM TUE 17/05/22
Cape R at Taemas Alert,3.21,Falling,08:54 AM TUE 17/05/22
Burdekin R at Burdekin Dam Alert,1.97,Falling,08:35 AM TUE 17/05/22
Bowen R at Myuna TM,1.10,Steady,08:00 AM TUE 17/05/22
Burdekin R at Dalbeg Alert,7.24,Steady,09:17 AM TUE 17/05/22
Burdekin R at Millaroo Alert,7.50,Falling,09:07 AM TUE 17/05/22
Burdekin R at Clare TM,7.03,Steady,08:00 AM TUE 17/05/22
Burdekin R at Inkerman Br Alert,5.28,Rising,09:12 AM TUE 17/05/22
Burdekin R at Rita Island Alert,-2.55,Rising,01:25 PM MON 16/05/22
Burdekin R at Groper Ck Alert,1.04,Rising,09:21 AM TUE 17/05/22

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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