Weather Warning

IDQ20865

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Queensland

Major Flood Warning for the lower Diamantina River

Issued at 9:50 AM EST on Friday 22 Feb 2019.

Flood Warning Number: 25

Major flood levels are occurring on the lower Diamantina River at Birdsville.

No significant rainfall has fallen across the catchment recently and no further rain is expected for the next few days.

For more information on the Diamantina/Goyder in South Australia see;

http://www.bom.gov.au/sa/warnings/flood/inlandrivers.shtml

Diamantina River downstream of Diamantina Lakes

Moderate to major flooding continues along the lower Diamantina River between Diamantina Lakes and Birdsville.

Latest River Heights

LocationHeight of River (m)TendencyDate/Time of Observation
Diamantina R at Diamantina Lakes TM4.45Steady08:00 AM FRI 22/02/19
Diamantina R at Monkira4.05Falling11:00 AM THU 21/02/19
Diamantina R at Durrie3.65Falling06:00 AM FRI 22/02/19
Diamantina R at Roseberth6.48Steady07:50 AM FRI 22/02/19
Diamantina R at Birdsville8.15Steady09:00 AM FRI 22/02/19