Flood Warning - Don & Proserpine River

19 May 2017 15:58 EST

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Queensland

Final Flood Warning for the Don River

Issued at 3:58 pm EST on Friday 19 May 2017
Flood Warning Number: 6

River levels continue to ease across the Don River catchment during Friday

The heavier rain is expected to clear the coast during Friday early evening.

Don River:
River levels have eased below minor along the Don River catchment.

The Don River at Bowen Pump Station is currently at 2.30 metres and falling
below minor. The river level at Bowen Pump Station is expected to continue to
fall and remain below the minor flood level (2.50 m).

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

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

Latest River Heights:
Don R at Ida Ck TM, 1.31, Falling, 03:00 PM FRI 19/05/17
Don R at Reeves Alert, 1.85, Steady, 03:41 PM FRI 19/05/17
Don R at Bowen Pump Stn Alert, 2.30, Falling, 02:55 PM FRI 19/05/17
Bowen Wharf Tide TM, 1.96, Steady, 03:31 PM FRI 19/05/17

This advice is also available by dialling 1300 659 219. Warning, rainfall and
river information are available at The latest weather
forecast is available at