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  • Flood Watch For Catchments Between St Lawrence And Brisbane Sat 21 May 2022

    Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Queensland
    This Flood Watch provides early advice of possible flooding within the specified catchments.
    Flood Watch For Catchments Between St Lawrence And Brisbane 
    Issued at 01:21 PM EST on Saturday 21 May 2022
    Flood Watch Number: 3
    Showers and areas of rainfall are forecast to continue about central and south eastern parts of the state on Saturday and into Sunday morning. The risk of heavy rainfall is expected to ease from Sunday afternoon.
    Catchments in the Flood Watch area are saturated from heavy rainfall over the past week and are likely to respond quickly to any further rainfall.
    The heaviest rainfall is expected along coastal parts.
    Minor flooding is possible across the Flood Watch area, which may lead to localised transport disruption and flooding in low lying areas close to rivers and creeks.
     Flood warnings are current for the Baffle Creek and Kolan River.
    Catchments likely to be affected include:
    Dawson and Don Rivers
    Mackenzie and Fitzroy Rivers and Shoalwater and Water Park Creeks
    Calliope River
    Boyne River
    Burnett River
    Burrum and Cherwell Rivers
    Mary River
    Noosa River
    Sunshine Coast Rivers and Creeks
    Pine and Caboolture Rivers
    Upper Brisbane River
    Lower Brisbane River
    Connors, Isaac and Styx Rivers and Plane Creek
    Baffle Creek
    Kolan River
    Flooding is no longer expected in the following catchments: Connors, Isaac and Styx Rivers and Plane Creek.
    See to view the current flood and cyclone products for Queensland.
     For more information on the Flood Watch Service:
    Flood Safety Advice:
    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
     This advice is also available by dialling 1300 659 219 at a low call cost of 27.5 cents, more from mobile, public and satellite phones.
     Warning, rainfall and river information are available at
     This Flood Watch means that people living or working along rivers and creeks should monitor the latest weather forecasts and warnings.
     Remember: If it's flooded, forget it.}
    Next issue:
    The next Flood Watch will be issued by 02:00 pm EST on Sunday 22 May 2022.