Source: Bureau of Meteorology

Issued at 12:48 pm EST on Wednesday 23 February 2022 Flood Watch Number: 2

MINOR TO MAJOR FLOODING POSSIBLE ACROSS THE FLOOD WATCH AREA

A surface trough near the southeast coast will remain slow-moving through Thursday and Friday, producing areas of heavy to intense rainfall and thunderstorms over southeast Queensland. A second slow-moving trough further inland will bring widespread shower and thunderstorm activity across the southern inland over the next few days.

Catchments are wet, and likely to respond quickly to further rainfall.

Heavy and locally intense rainfall is expected to continue across parts of the Flood Watch area.

River level rises are expected across the Flood Watch area, with minor to major flooding possible with heavy local rainfall. Flood Warnings are current for the Mary River, Sunshine Coast and Stanley River.

Catchments likely to be affected include:

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

Logan and Albert Rivers

Gold Coast Rivers and Creeks

Condamine Rivers (Upper Condamine River)

Macintyre River

Weir River

Moonie River

See www.bom.gov.au/qld/warnings to view the current flood and cyclone products for Queensland.
For more information on the Flood Watch Service:
http://www.bom.gov.au/water/floods/floodWarningServices.shtml

Flood Safety Advice:
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.

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.
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 www.bom.gov.au/qld/flood/


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