Weather Warning

IDN36634

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
New South Wales

Minor to Major Flood Warning for the Darling River

Issued at 12:15 AM EDT on Friday 28 Jan 2022.

Flood Warning Number: 45

MAJOR FLOODING OCCURRING AT TILPA

MODERATE FLOODING EXPECTED AT WILCANNIA FROM FRIDAY

MENINDEE TOWN LIKELY TO REMAIN NEAR THE MINOR FLOOD LEVEL

MINOR FLOODING POSSIBLE AT BURTUNDY

Minor flooding is current along the Darling River at Bourke where river levels peaked on Friday 14 January with moderate flooding.

Moderate flooding is current along the Darling River at Louth where river levels peaked on Sunday 23 January with moderate flooding.

The main flood peak along the Darling River is currently approaching Tilpa where major flooding is occurring. River levels at Tilpa are expected to peak at the end of January.

Moderate flooding is expected at Wilcannia from Friday and a moderate flood peak is expected mid February.

River levels at Menindee Town are likely to remain near the minor flood level (8.50 metres).

River levels at Pooncarie are likely to remain below the minor flood level (6.80 metres).

Minor flooding is possible at Burtundy from the end of January.

Barwon and Darling Rivers downstream of Brewarrina to Bourke

Minor flooding is occurring along the Darling River at Bourke.

Darling River downstream of Bourke to Tilpa

Moderate flooding is occurring at Louth and Major flooding is occurring at Tilpa.

Darling River downstream of Tilpa to Wilcannia

Minor flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is expected at Wilcannia from Friday.

Darling River downstream of Wilcannia to Burtundy

Menindee Town is likely to remain near the minor flood level. Minor flooding is possible at Burtundy.

Darling River at Pooncarie

Latest River Heights

LocationHeight of River (m)TendencyDate/Time of Observation
Barwon River at Mungindi3.78Steady11:00 AM FRI 28/01/22
Barwon River at Mogil Mogil2.30Steady12:00 PM FRI 28/01/22
Barwon River at Collarenebri2.06Steady10:00 AM FRI 28/01/22
Barwon River at Walgett5.78Steady11:00 AM FRI 28/01/22
Barwon River at Brewarrina3.07Falling10:00 AM FRI 28/01/22
Darling River at Bourke10.74Falling10:00 AM FRI 28/01/22
Darling River at Louth11.75Falling09:00 AM FRI 28/01/22
Darling River at Tilpa12.25Rising11:00 AM FRI 28/01/22
Darling River at Wilcannia9.64Rising11:00 AM FRI 28/01/22
Darling River at Menindee Town8.44Steady12:00 PM FRI 28/01/22
Darling River at Menindee Weir 326.04Steady12:00 PM FRI 28/01/22
Darling River at Pooncarie6.36Steady01:00 AM FRI 28/01/22
Darling River at Burtundy6.05Steady12:00 PM FRI 28/01/22