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Flood Warning - Diamantina River

17 January 2017 09:46 EST

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Queensland

Flood Warning for the Diamantina River

Issued at 9:46 am EST on Tuesday 17 January 2017
Flood Warning Number: 9

River levels are now above the moderate flood level and continue to slowly rise
in the Diamantina River at Diamantina Lakes.

Showers and storms are possible over parts of the catchment for the next few
days.

Diamantina River to Diamantina Lakes:
At 8:00 am Tuesday, the river level at Diamantina Lakes is well above the
height of the Springvale Diamantina Lakes Road Causeway (2.1 metres) and
continuing to rise.

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 10:30 am EST on Wednesday 18 January 2017.

Latest River Heights:
Mills Ck at Oondooroo TM, 2.42, Falling, 08:00 AM TUE 17/01/17
Diamantina R at Elderslie, Not Available
Diamantina R at Tulmur, Not Available
Diamantina R at Diamantina Lakes TM, 4.63, Rising, 08:00 AM TUE 17/01/17
Diamantina R at Monkira, Not Available
Diamantina R at Durrie, Not Available
Diamantina R at Roseberth, Not Available
Diamantina R at Birdsville, Not Available

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.