Flood Warning - Paroo River

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Queensland

Minor Flood Warning For The Paroo River (Qld)
Issued at 09:07 AM EST on Friday 24 January 2020
Flood Watch Number: 4

Minor flood level was recorded at Hungerford during Thursday.
Showers and storms are possible over the Paroo River catchment today and into the weekend, which may cause further river level rises.

Paroo River downstream of Eulo:
Minor flood levels are now easing on the Paroo River at Caiwarro in response to last week's rainfall.
The Paroo River at Hungerford crossed the minor flood level (1.00 m) during Thursday. The river level is likely to peak near 1.40 metres during the weekend.

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) immediately.}
Current emergency information is available at

Next issue:
The next warning will be issued by 11:00 am EST on Saturday 25 January 2020.

Latest River Heights:
Paroo River at Caiwarro,1.68,Steady,08:00 AM FRI 24/01/20
Paroo R at Hungerford,1.14,Rising,06:00 AM FRI 24/01/20

This advice is also available by dialling 1300 659 210. Warning, rainfall and river information are available at The latest weather forecast is available at

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