Source: Bureau of Meteorology

Issued at 2:24 pm EST on Tuesday 8 March 2022

Flood Watch Number: 1

MINOR FLOODING POSSIBLE FROM THURSDAY

Showers and thunderstorms are forecast across the Flood Watch area from Wednesday afternoon.

Rivers and creeks in the region remain wet following recent significant rainfall and flooding.

Isolated heavy rainfall totals may occur with thunderstorms.

Renewed rises are likely, particularly in creeks and tributaries. Minor flooding is possible from Thursday. A Flood Warning is current for the Mary River Catchment.

Catchments likely to be affected include:

Kolan River
Burnett River
Burrum and Cherwell Rivers(Particularly creeks and tributaries)

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/

Rainfall and River Conditions Map