Flood Warning – Herbert River

Date: 2021-12-30 00:51:31

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Queensland

Initial Minor Flood Warning For The Herbert River
Issued at 10:34 AM EST on Thursday 30 December 2021
Flood Watch Number: 1

Widespread rainfall totals 50 to 100mm have been observed across the catchment in the 24 hours to 9am Thursday, with isolated higher totals of up to 150mm. Further rainfall is forecast for the next few days, clearing by the weekend.

Herbert River to Nash’s Crossing:
Minor flooding may occur along the Herbert River to Nash’s Crossing.
The Herbert River at Gleneagle Homestead is expected to be below the minor flood level (4.50 metres) and rising.
The Herbert River at Gleneagle may reach the minor flood level (4.50 m) during Friday, easing from the weekend.

Herbert River downstream of Nash’s Crossing:
No flooding is expected to develop in the Herbert River downstream of Nash’s Crossing.

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) immediately.}
Current emergency information is available at www.qld.gov.au/alerts

Next issue:
The next warning will be issued by 10:00 am EST on Friday 31 December 2021.

Latest River Heights:
Wild R at Silver Valley TM,3.389,Steady,08:45 AM THU 30/12/21
Rudd Ck at Gunnawarra Alert,4.07,Rising,09:30 AM THU 30/12/21
Rudd Ck at Gunnawarra TM,4.04,Steady,09:15 AM THU 30/12/21
Herbert R at Gleneagle Homestead,Not Available,Not Available,Not Available
Herbert R at Gleneagle Alert,1.20,Steady,09:22 AM THU 30/12/21
Herbert R at Gleneagle TM,1.20,Steady,09:00 AM THU 30/12/21
Blencoe Creek at Blencoe Falls TM,1.81,Steady,09:15 AM THU 30/12/21
Herbert R at Nashs Crossing Alert,0.10,Rising,10:09 AM THU 30/12/21

This advice is also available by dialling 1300 659 210. 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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