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  • Minor Flood Warning For The Bulloo River Mon 29 Nov 2021

    Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Queensland
      
    Minor Flood Warning For The Bulloo River 
    Issued at 01:27 PM EST on Monday 29 November 2021
    Flood Watch Number: 2
    
    MINOR FLOODING EASING AT QUILPIE.
     A minor flood peak was observed along the Bulloo River at Quilpie early Monday morning following rainfall in the upper catchment on Wednesday. River levels are expected to ease below the minor flood level on Monday afternoon.
     No significant rainfall has fallen in the catchment since Thursday morning. Further rainfall and thunderstorms are possible in the upper part of the catchment from Monday afternoon into Tuesday evening.
    
    Bulloo River to Quilpie:
    Minor flooding is occurring along the Bulloo River to Quilpie.
    The Bulloo River at Quilpie is currently at 3.05 metres and falling. A peak of 3.13 metres (above the minor flood level of 3.00 metres) was recorded early Monday morning.
    The Bulloo River at Quilpie is expected to fall below the minor flood level (3.00 m) Monday afternoon. Renewed river level rises are likely with forecast rainfall over the next few days.
    
    Bulloo River downstream of Quilpie:
    River levels are expected to be below minor flood levels along the Bulloo River downstream of Quilpie.
    There are no current river level observations available for Thargomindah, but river levels are expected to be below the minor flood level (4.00 metres).
    The Bulloo River at Thargomindah is expected to remain below the minor flood level (4.00 m) for the next few days, though renewed river level rises are likely later in the week.
    
    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 02:00 pm EST on Wednesday 01 December 2021.
    
    Latest River Heights:
    Bulloo R at Quilpie TM,3.05,Falling,12:00 PM MON 29/11/21
    Bulloo R at Autumnvale TM,2.63,Steady,12:00 PM MON 29/11/21
    
    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.