Source: Bureau of Meteorology
This Flood Watch provides early advice of possible flooding within the specified catchments.
Flood Watch for South East Queensland catchments between Bundaberg and the NSW border
Issued at 1:29 pm EST on Monday 10 February 2020
Flood Watch Number: 8
Heavy rainfall and river level rises are possible for catchments in the Flood Watch area.
Showers and storms are forecast for the Flood Watch area with heavy falls possible particularly during Tuesday and Wednesday.
Generally catchments across the Flood Watch area have received significant rainfall during the past week and are likely to respond quickly to further heavy rainfall.
Minor flooding is possible. 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
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