Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Queensland
Initial Flood Warning for the lower Diamantina River
Issued at 1:19 am EST on Sunday 16 December 2018
Flood Warning Number: 1
Minor flood levels are rising on the Diamantina River at Diamantina Lakes, from
rainfall that was recorded last week.
Rainfall recorded during the last few days of 20-45 mm were recorded in the
local Diamantina Lakes catchment area. No significant rainfall is forecast for
the next few days.
Motorists are warned not to attempt to drive through floodwater on roads,
especially at night.
Diamantina River to Diamantina Lakes:
River levels at Diamantina Lakes exceeded the minor flood level (2.00 metres)
during late Saturday evening. The river level at midnight Friday (15/12) was at
about the level of the causeway on the Springvale Diamantina Lakes Road, and
continuing to slowly rise.
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
The next warning will be issued by 12:00 pm EST on Sunday 16 December 2018.
Latest River Heights:
Mills Ck at Oondooroo TM, 0.82, Steady, 12:00 AM SUN 16/12/18
Diamantina R at Diamantina Lakes TM, 2.00, Rising, 12:00 AM SUN 16/12/18
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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7 day forecast
Today: Sunny. Light winds becoming S/SW 15 to 20 km/h in the early afternoon then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 18 and 21 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 30s.
Forecast for Thargomindah (27.9957°S, 143.8199°E, 127m AMSL) Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Summary Minimum 21° 23° 26° 31° 32° 28° 24° Maximum 35° 39° 42° 44° 45° 40° 35° Chance of rain 5% 5% 5% 20% 20% 30% 5% Likely amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm UV index Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme - - Frost risk Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm Wind speed 9
Wind direction SSE WSW SE S ENE E NNE N N W S SW S S Relative humidity 27% 18% 18% 11% 25% 13% 25% 13% 19% 11% 20% 13% 18% 9% Dew point 8°C 7°C 5°C 4°C 12°C 8°C 15°C 10°C 12°C 9°C 8°C 7°C 2°C -2°C
Sunrise and sunset times
Sunrise / Sunset for Thargomindah (27.9957°S, 143.8199°E, 127m AMSL) First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon rise Moon set Moon phase Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter 4:56am EST 5:23am EST 7:17pm EST 7:44pm EST 12:49pm EST 12:49am EST Waxing gibbous Full moon Dec 23 Last quarter Dec 29 New moon Jan 06 First quarter Jan 14
Temperature for next 7 days
Temperature in 7 days Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday 35 39 42 44 45 40 35
Rain for next 7 days
Rain in 7 days Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday 0 0 0 0 0 0 0