Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Queensland
Major Flood Warning for the lower Diamantina River
Issued at 9:58 am EST on Sunday 24 February 2019
Flood Warning Number: 27
Major flood levels are occurring on the lower Diamantina River at Birdsville.
No significant rainfall has fallen across the catchment during the last week.
Some showers and thunderstorms are expected over parts of the Channel Country
during today and Monday but this rain is not expected to contribute
significantly to water levels.
Water levels are falling slowly along the lower Diamantina River (QLD) and will
continue to fall slowly over the coming days.
For more information on the Diamantina/Goyder/Warburton in South Australia see;
Diamantina River downstream of Diamantina Lakes:
Moderate to major flooding continues along the lower Diamantina River between
Diamantina Lakes and Birdsville.
The Diamantina River at Birdsville peaked at 8.15 metres Friday afternoon and
is currently at 8.00 metres (major flood level) and only falling very slowly.
The Diamantina River at Birdsville will remain around the major flood level
during Sunday 24 February 2019.
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 10:00 am EST on Monday 25 February 2019.
Latest River Heights:
Diamantina R at Diamantina Lakes TM, 3.62, Falling, 08:00 AM SUN 24/02/19
Diamantina R at Durrie, 3.38, Falling, 06:00 AM SUN 24/02/19
Diamantina R at Roseberth, 6.32, Falling, 06:45 AM SUN 24/02/19
Diamantina R at Birdsville, 8.00, Falling, 09:00 AM SUN 24/02/19
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. Medium chance of showers and gusty thunderstorms in the north, most likely from the late morning, with some thunderstorms possibly severe. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds E/SE 25 to 35 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures around 40.
Forecast for Thargomindah (27.9957°S, 143.8199°E, 127m AMSL) Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Summary Minimum 25° 25° 25° 25° 26° 25° 25° Maximum 38° 38° 38° 37° 35° 34° 36° Chance of rain 5% 5% 5% 5% 20% 5% 40% 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 33
Wind direction E E E ESE ENE SE E ESE ENE E ENE E ENE E Relative humidity 24% 13% 24% 15% 23% 14% 23% 15% 26% 19% 29% 23% 34% 22% Dew point 7°C 5°C 7°C 7°C 7°C 6°C 7°C 6°C 9°C 9°C 10°C 10°C 12°C 11°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 5:49am EST 6:13am EST 7:02pm EST 7:26pm EST 10:30pm EST 10:46am EST Waning gibbous Last quarter Feb 26 New moon Mar 07 First quarter Mar 14 Full moon Mar 21
Temperature for next 7 days
Temperature in 7 days Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday 38 38 38 37 35 34 36
Rain for next 7 days
Rain in 7 days Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday 0 0 0 0 0 0 0