Source: Bureau of Meteorology
Issued at 3:14 pm EST on Tuesday 6 March 2018
Flood Watch Number: 1
Minor flood levels are likely across the Flood Watch area from late Wednesday.
Areas of heavy rainfall are expected to develop across the flood watch area later Wednesday and continue through Thursday.
This rainfall is expected to cause river level rises above the minor flood level overnight Wednesday and through Thursday. Catchments that have received recent rainfall are expected to respond quickly.
Heavy rainfall may also lead to local flooding.
Catchments likely to be affected include:
Mulgrave and Russell Rivers
See www.bom.gov.au/qld/warnings to view the current flood warnings 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