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Moderate Flood Warning for the Lower Diamantina River

Tue 11:04 EST
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Queensland

Flood Warning for the lower Diamantina River

Issued at 11:04 am EST on Tuesday 20 March 2018
Flood Warning Number: 17

Moderate flood levels are easing along the lower reaches of the Diamantina
River between Diamantina Lakes and Monkira.

No significant rainfall is forecast for the next few days.

Diamantina River to Diamantina Lakes:
Moderate flood levels are continuing to ease on the Diamantina River at
Diamantina Lakes, but remain around 2.7 metres above the level of the causeway
on the Springvale Diamantina Lakes Road.

Diamantina River downstream of Diamantina Lakes:
Moderate flood levels have peaked at Monkira, and are continuing to fall on
Tuesday morning. River level rises are expected to be occurring further
downstream along the Diamantina River to Durrie.

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

Next issue:
The next warning will be issued by 11:30 am EST on Wednesday 21 March 2018.

Latest River Heights:
Diamantina R at Diamantina Lakes TM, 4.83, Steady, 10:00 AM TUE 20/03/18

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.
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