Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Queensland
Final Flood Warning for the Barron River
Issued at 2:13 pm EST on Saturday 10 March 2018
Flood Warning Number: 9
River levels are easing along the Barron River.
No significant rainfall is forecast over the next few days.
Barron River downstream of Tinaroo Dam to Barron Falls:
Minor flooding is easing downstream of Tinaroo Dam and across the upper Barron
Barron River downstream of Barron Falls:
River levels area easing along the Barron River downstream of Barron Falls to
The Barron River at Kamerunga Bridge peaked below the minor flood level (5.0
metres) during Saturday and is currently falling.
The Barron River at Cairns Airport peaked at 2.3 metres early Saturday (below
the minor flood level of 2.5 metres) and is currently at 1.73 metres and
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 www.qld.gov.au/alerts
This is a final warning, no further warnings will be issued for this event.
Latest River Heights:
Barron R at Tinaroo Dam Alert, -4.72, Steady, 01:40 PM SAT 10/03/18
Barron R at Mareeba Alert, 2.60, Falling, 01:53 PM SAT 10/03/18
Barron R at Bilwon Alert, 6.66, Falling, 01:58 PM SAT 10/03/18
Clohesy R at Bolton Road Alert, 2.97, Falling, 01:46 PM SAT 10/03/18
Flaggy Ck at Flaggy Ck Alert, 4.09, Rising, 01:50 PM SAT 10/03/18
Barron R at Myola Alert, 5.74, Steady, 01:35 PM SAT 10/03/18
Barron R at L Placid Alert, 9.59, Falling, 01:40 PM SAT 10/03/18
Barron R at Kamerunga Br Alert, 2.59, Falling, 01:51 PM SAT 10/03/18
Freshwater Ck at Copperlode Dam Alert, 1.06, Steady, 01:50 PM SAT 10/03/18
Barron R at Cairns Airport Alert, 1.78, Rising, 01:54 PM SAT 10/03/18
This advice is also available by dialling 1300 659 219. 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.