Source: Bureau of Meteorology
Issued at 12:36 pm EST on Wednesday 12 February 2020
Flood Watch Number: 10
There is a continued risk of heavy rainfall and river level rises across the Flood Watch area.
Showers and thunderstorms are expected to continue across the Flood Watch area until Friday with localised heavy falls possible during Wednesday and Thursday.
Most catchments have received significant rainfall during the past week and are likely to respond quickly to further heavy falls.
Minor flooding is likely, with higher levels possible in the areas of heaviest rainfall. Localised flooding and disruption to transport routes are likely particularly in the area of the heaviest rainfall.
Catchments likely to be affected include:
Burrum and Cherwell Rivers
Sunshine Coast Rivers and Creeks
Pine and Caboolture Rivers
Upper Brisbane River(A flood warning is current for the upper Brisbane River at the time of issue)
Lower Brisbane River
Logan and Albert Rivers
Gold Coast Rivers and Creeks
See www.bom.gov.au/qld/warnings to view the current flood and cyclone products for Queensland.
For more information on the Flood Watch Service: http://www.bom.gov.au/water/floods/floodWarningServices.shtml
Flood Safety Advice:
This Flood Watch means that people living or working along rivers and creeks should monitor the latest weather forecasts and warnings.
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.
This advice is also available by dialling 1300 659 219 at a low call cost of 27.5 cents, more from mobile, public and satellite phones.
Warning, rainfall and river information are available at www.bom.gov.au/qld/flood/
Rainfall and River Conditions Map