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Flood Warning - Gulf Rivers

20 May 2017 08:59 EST

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Queensland

Final Flood Warning for the Gilbert River

Issued at 8:59 am EST on Saturday 20 May 2017
Flood Warning Number: 3

River level rises have peaked along the Gilbert and Einasleigh Rivers and their
tributaries.

No further significant rainfall is expected into next week.

Gilbert River:
River levels on the Gilbert River at Rockfields peaked just below the deck
level (6.0 metres) of the A J Bond Bridge - Gulf Development Road during Friday
evening.

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:
Gilbert R at Rockfields TM, 4.95, Falling, 04:00 AM SAT 20/05/17
Einasleigh R at Einasleigh TM, 5.10, Falling, 08:00 AM SAT 20/05/17
Etheridge R at Roseglen TM, 2.26, Falling, 08:00 AM SAT 20/05/17
Gilbert R at Miranda Downs, Not Available
Gilbert R at Burke Dev Rd TM, 1.67, Steady, 08:00 AM SAT 20/05/17

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.