Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Queensland
Final Flood Warning for the lower Diamantina River
Issued at 9:34 am EST on Monday 20 May 2019
Flood Warning Number: 32
All water levels along the lower Diamantina River are currently below minor
flood levels and will continue to fall. No further flooding is expected for
No significant rain is expected in the catchment over the next few days.
Diamantina River downstream of Diamantina Lakes:
The water level at Birdsville has fallen below the minor flood level.
The Diamantina River at Birdsville (Police Station) was about 3.45 metres
(below the minor flood level of 4.0 m) during Sunday afternoon and falling. The
Diamantina River at Birdsville will remain below the minor flood level for this
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:
Diamantina R at Birdsville, 3.45, Falling, 03:00 PM SUN 19/05/19
This advice is also available by dialling 1300 659 210. 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.