Weather Warning

IDN36634

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
New South Wales

Minor to Moderate Flood Warning for the Barwon and Darling Rivers

Issued at 12:27 AM EST on Friday 16 Apr 2021.

Flood Warning Number: 22

(updated - date correction on Bourke forecast)

MODERATE FLOOD PEAK IS EXPECTED AT BREWARRINA THIS WEEKEND

River levels along the Barwon River at Geera peaked at 12.69 metres around midday Tuesday, the flood peak is now approaching Brewarrina which is expected to peak near 7.0 metres on Saturday, with moderate flooding.

Along the Darling River, minor flooding is expected at Bourke later this week and moderate flooding may occur at Louth in late April and at Tilpa in early May. A minor flood peak may reach Wilcannia in late May.

Barwon River downstream of Collarenebri to Walgett

Minor flooding is occurring along the Barwon River downstream of Collarenebri to Walgett.

Barwon River downstream of Walgett to Brewarrina

Moderate flooding is expected along the Barwon River downstream of Walgett to Brewarrina.

Barwon and Darling Rivers downstream of Brewarrina to Bourke

Minor flooding is expected along the Barwon and Darling Rivers downstream of Brewarrina to Bourke.

Darling River downstream of Bourke to Tilpa

Moderate flooding may occur along the Darling River downstream of Bourke to Tilpa.

Darling River downstream of Tilpa to Wilcannia

Minor flooding may occur along the Darling River downstream of Tilpa to Wilcannia.

Latest River Heights

LocationHeight of River (m)TendencyDate/Time of Observation
Barwon River at Mungindi3.86Falling12:00 PM FRI 16/04/21
Barwon River at Mogil Mogil6.81Falling12:00 PM FRI 16/04/21
Barwon River at Collarenebri5.06Falling12:00 PM FRI 16/04/21
Barwon River at Walgett10.85Falling12:00 PM FRI 16/04/21
Barwon River at Brewarrina6.93Rising12:00 PM FRI 16/04/21
Darling River at Bourke9.13Rising12:00 PM FRI 16/04/21
Darling River at Louth7.57Rising12:00 PM FRI 16/04/21
Darling River at Tilpa7.04Rising12:00 PM FRI 16/04/21
Darling River at Wilcannia5.44Rising12:00 PM FRI 16/04/21
Darling River at Menindee Town3.31Steady12:00 PM FRI 16/04/21
Darling River at Menindee Weir 321.42Steady12:00 PM FRI 16/04/21
Darling River at Pooncarie1.77Steady12:00 PM FRI 16/04/21
Darling River at Burtundy0.75Steady12:00 PM FRI 16/04/21