QLD Warning Final Flood Warning for the Diamantina River

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Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Queensland

Final Flood Warning for the Diamantina River

Issued at 4:01 pm EST on Tuesday 19 March 2019

Flood Warning Number: 39

The river level at Birdsville and other forecast locations along the Diamantina is below the minor flood level.

No significant rainfall has been recorded across the lower Diamantina River catchment in the last week and no significant rain is expected in the next few days.

For more information on the Diamantina/Goyder/Warburton in South Australia see;

http://www.bom.gov.au/sa/warnings/flood/inlandrivers.shtml

Diamantina River downstream of Diamantina Lakes:

No further flooding is expected for this event along the Diamantina River downstream of Diamantina Lakes.

At 9 am Tuesday morning the Diamantina River at Birdsville was at 3.20 metres and falling. The Diamantina River at Birdsville will remain below the minor flood level (4.00 m) for this event.

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:

Location Height of River (m) Tendency Date/Time of Observation
Diamantina R at Roseberth 4.30 Falling 06:55 PM MON 18/03/19
Diamantina R at Birdsville 3.20 Falling 09:00 AM TUE 19/03/19

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.