Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Queensland
Moderate Flood Warning for the lower Diamantina River
Issued at 10:50 am EST on Sunday 21 April 2019
Flood Warning Number: 22
River level rises continue in the lower Diamantina River with moderate flooding
possible at Birdsville later in the week.
No significant rainfall is expected across the catchment during the remainder
of the weekend and into next week.
Diamantina River downstream of Diamantina Lakes:
River levels are nearing a peak at Durrie Station on Sunday.
No manual observations are current for Birdsville, however based on the
automatic station river level rises (below minor) are occurring at Birdsville
during Sunday morning. The Diamantina River at Birdsville will continue rising
and is likely to exceed the minor flood level (4.00 m) later on Sunday or early
Monday, with higher levels and moderate flooding (above 6.00 m) possible later
in the week.
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 Tuesday 23 April 2019.
Latest River Heights:
Diamantina R at Diamantina Lakes TM, 1.10, Steady, 10:00 AM SUN 21/04/19
Diamantina R at Monkira, Not Available
Diamantina R at Durrie, 2.45, Rising, 06:00 AM SUN 21/04/19
Diamantina R at Roseberth, 4.95, Rising, 08:15 AM SUN 21/04/19
Diamantina R at Birdsville, Not Available
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: Partly cloudy. High chance of showers in the east, most likely during the morning and afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm, possibly severe. Winds S/SE 15 to 20 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures 25 to 30.
Forecast for Thargomindah (27.9957°S, 143.8199°E, 127m AMSL) Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Mon Summary Minimum 20° 20° 19° 20° 15° 12° 12° Maximum 23° 27° 28° 28° 23° 22° 22° Chance of rain 80% 60% 5% 10% 5% 5% 5% Likely amount 5-10mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm UV index High High High High Moderate - - 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 10
Wind direction ESE E E ESE ESE ESE SSE S SSE S SE S SE SSE Relative humidity 80% 64% 75% 53% 63% 45% 60% 41% 54% 31% 45% 26% 47% 28% Dew point 18°C 16°C 18°C 17°C 16°C 15°C 15°C 14°C 9°C 5°C 4°C 2°C 5°C 3°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 Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon 6:22am EST 6:46am EST 6:00pm EST 6:24pm EST 9:07pm EST 10:15am EST Waning gibbous Last quarter Apr 27 New moon May 05 First quarter May 12 Full moon May 19
Temperature for next 7 days
Temperature in 7 days Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday Monday 23 27 28 28 23 22 22
Rain for next 7 days
Rain in 7 days Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday Monday 10 0 0 0 0 0 0