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Flood Warning for QLD

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Queensland
This Flood Watch provides early advice of possible flooding within the
specified catchments.

Final Flood Watch for Cape York catchments north of Cape Melville to Cape
Keerweer

Issued at 9:43 am EST on Monday 8 April 2019
Flood Watch Number: 5

No further significant flood impacts are expected during this event.

A weak monsoonal trough and moist and unstable air mass that has been impacting
the region over the weekend is expected to clear Cape York Peninsula during
Monday.

No further significant rainfall is expected during this event.

River levels are expected to return to normal this week.

Flooding is no longer expected in the following catchments: Jardine River,
Ducie, Jackson and Skardon Rivers, Wenlock River, Embley and Mission Rivers,
Watson River, Archer and Coen Rivers, Holroyd and Kendall Rivers, Jacky Jacky
Creek, Olive and Pascoe Rivers, Lockhart River, Stewart River.

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/

Next issue:
This is a final Flood Watch, no further watches will be issued for this event.

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