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Flood Warning - Daly River

9 February 2018 08:59 CST

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Northern Territory

Final Flood Warning for the Daly River

Issued at 8:59 am CST on Friday 9 February 2018
Flood Warning Number: 35

Flooding in the lower Daly River has resulted from widespread rainfall totals
of 500 - 600 mm over the past two weeks throughout the lower Daly River as well
as flows from further upstream but river levels are now easing. Rainfall totals
of 20 - 30 mm have been recorded in the lower Daly River in the past 24 hours.

Lower Daly River:
No further flooding is expected in the Lower Daly River.

The Daly River Police Station is currently at 12.46 metres and falling. The
Daly River Police Station is expected to remain below the minor flood level
(12.60 m) during Friday.

Flood Safety Advice:
The Northern Territory Emergency Service advises that people should:
Stay away from flooded drains, rivers, streams and waterways.
Prepare for flooding and move away while safe to do so.
Don't drive into floodwaters.

For emergency help in floods, storms and cyclones call 132 500.

Emergency information is available at www.securent.nt.gov.au .

The latest road conditions are available at www.roadreport.nt.gov.au .

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

Latest River Heights:
Douglas River at Douglas Crossing, 3.41, Rising, 07:40 AM FRI 09/02/18
Daly River at Beeboom Crossing, 8.86, Steady, 07:30 AM FRI 09/02/18
Daly River at Mount Nancar, 13.92, Falling, 08:40 AM FRI 09/02/18
Daly River at Daly River Police Station, 12.46, Falling, 08:40 AM FRI 09/02/18

This advice is also available by dialling 1300 659 214. Warning, rainfall and
river information are available at www.bom.gov.au/nt/flood. The latest weather
forecast is available at www.bom.gov.au/nt/forecasts.