Sunday, March 26, 2017

QLD Flood Watch: Cardwell to Gladstone inland to eastern Gulf River

Threat Level AMBER

QLD Flood Watch: Cardwell to Gladstone inland to eastern Gulf River

Source: Bureau of Meteorology

Issued at 12:00 pm EST on Sunday 26 March 2017

Issue Number: 4

Widespread river level rises above the minor flood level are expected across the Flood Watch area from early Tuesday. Major flooding is likely.

Heavy rainfall associated with Tropical Cyclone Debbie is expected to result in widespread daily totals of up to 200 mm from Monday. Isolated daily totals of up to 400 mm are possible particularly in the coastal catchments in the Flood Watch area.

Heavy rainfall will also lead to localised flash flooding.

Catchments at risk within the Flood Watch area include the Herbert, Ross, Bohle and Black Rivers, Bluewater Creek, Haughton, Burdekin, Don, Proserpine, Pioneer, Fitzroy, Calliope, Gilbert and Upper Flinders Rivers.

See to view the current flood warnings for Queensland.

This Flood Watch means that people living or working along rivers and creeks should monitor the latest weather forecasts and warnings and be ready to move to higher ground should flooding develop.

See for further information about Flood Watch.

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

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