Source: Bureau of Meteorology

Issued at 2:33 pm EST on Friday 25 March 2022 Flood Watch Number: 1

MINOR TO MODERATE FLOODING POSSIBLE ACROSS THE FLOOD WATCH AREA

A weak trough in western Queensland, will deepen and move slowly eastward across the interior of the state from Friday as an upper trough begins to strengthen over the south. The trough is likely to linger through the southern inland catchments over the weekend and early next week, enhancing rainfall about the south and southeast of the state.

Parts of the region remain very wet following recent rainfall with flooding continuing in some areas.

Isolated heavy rainfall is expected with thunderstorms from Friday afternoon in parts of the Flood Watch area.

River level rises are expected, with minor to moderate flooding possible across the Flood Watch area from Saturday.

Flood warning is current for the Bokhara River.

Catchments likely to be affected include:

Condamine Rivers

Macintyre River

Weir River

Moonie River

Balonne 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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