Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, South Australia
Flood Warning for the Inland Rivers
For flooding in the area of the Goyder Lagoon and the Warburton River
Issued at 1:26 pm CDT on Thursday 21 March 2019
Flood Warning Number: 17
Flooding continues through the Goyder Lagoon and along the Warburton River.
Flood impacts such as inundation of flood plains, cutting of some roads and
impact to graziers are expected to continue over coming weeks.
There is potential of some heavy rain developing near the SA/NT/QLD border
during next week and if this occurs, it could increase inflows to the
Diamantina River and later in the Warburton River.
The Water level at Poothapoota Waterhole, just downstream of the Goyder
Lagoon, peaked at around 5.7 metres on Tuesday 12 March and is currently at
around 5.5 metres and steady. The water level at Poothapoota is expected to
fall very slowly over the next several days.
Water will continue to flow into Kati Thanda - Lake Eyre over coming weeks.
Flood Safety Advice:
People are advised to keep away from flowing water.
For flood emergency assistance contact the State Emergency Service on 132 500.
For life threatening emergencies call Triple Zero (000) immediately.
The next warning will be issued by 02:00 pm CDT on Monday 25 March 2019.
Latest River Heights:
Diamantina River at Birdsville (DEW), 2.78, Falling, 12:30 PM THU 21/03/19
Warburton River at Poothapoota Waterhole, 5.53, Steady, 10:15 AM THU 21/03/19
This advice is also available by dialling 1300 659 215. Warning, rainfall and
river information are available at www.bom.gov.au/sa/flood. The latest weather
forecast is available at www.bom.gov.au/sa/forecasts.
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7 day forecast
Today: Very hot. Partly cloudy. Slight chance of a shower south of Yunta late this afternoon and evening. Winds NE/SE 15 to 25 km/h tending NW/NE in the middle of the day then tending SE/SW in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 35 to 42.
Forecast for Lyndhurst (30.2876°S, 138.3494°E, 127m AMSL) Sat Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Summary Minimum 22° 22° 16° 11° 11° 12° 12° Maximum 37° 34° 25° 25° 28° 30° 26° Chance of rain 80% 90% 10% 5% 5% 5% 5% Likely amount 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm UV index Very High Very High Very High Very High Very High - - 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 8
Wind direction SSE SW SE NNW SW SSW SE SE ESE SE SE SW SSW SW Relative humidity 29% 19% 51% 34% 61% 35% 45% 22% 39% 18% 34% 19% 46% 29% Dew point 9°C 10°C 15°C 16°C 11°C 8°C 3°C 2°C 3°C 1°C 3°C 4°C 6°C 7°C
Sunrise and sunset times
Sunrise / Sunset for Lyndhurst (30.2876°S, 138.3494°E, 127m AMSL) First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon rise Moon set Moon phase Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon 6:57am CDT 7:21am CDT 7:25pm CDT 7:49pm CDT 9:12pm CDT 9:21am CDT Waning gibbous Last quarter Mar 28 New moon Apr 05 First quarter Apr 13 Full moon Apr 19
Temperature for next 7 days
Temperature in 7 days Saturday Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday 37 34 25 25 28 30 26
Rain for next 7 days
Rain in 7 days Saturday Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday 5 5 0 0 0 0 0