20/20:51 EST Initial Minor Flood Warning for the Logan River and Teviot Brook

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Headline: 20/20:51 EST Initial Minor Flood Warning for the Logan River and Teviot Brook

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Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Queensland

Initial Minor Flood Warning for the Logan River and Teviot Brook

Issued at 8:51 pm EST on Monday 20 March 2017

Flood Warning Number: 1

River level rises are being recorded in the upper catchments of the Logan River and Teviot Brook catchments as a result of recent rainfall.

Rainfall totals of between 30-160mm have been recorded across the warning area during the past 48 hours to 9pm Monday, with further rainfall possible overnight Monday and during Tuesday morning.

Logan River to Yarrahappini:

River level rises are being recorded across the upper Logan River and Teviot Brook catchments as a result of rainfall recorded over the past two days.

The Logan River at Beaudesert is currently at 1.26 metres and rising. The Logan River at Beaudesert may reach the minor flood level (5.50 m) Tuesday morning.

Logan River downstream of Yarrahappini:

River levels across the Logan River downstream of Yarrahappini are expected to remain below the minor flood level at this stage.

Albert River:

River levels across the Albert River are expected to remain below the minor flood level at this stage.

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 www.qld.gov.au/alerts

Next Issue:

The next warning will be issued by 10:00 am EST on Tuesday 21 March 2017.

Latest River Heights:

Location Height of River (m) Tendency Date/Time of Observation
Albert R at Lumeah Alert 1.06 Rising 07:36 PM MON 20/03/17
Albert R at Bromfleet Alert 1.16 Rising 08:10 PM MON 20/03/17
Albert R at Wolffdene Alert 2.25 Falling 07:59 PM MON 20/03/17
Albert R at Beenleigh Alert 0.02 Falling 08:18 PM MON 20/03/17
Burnett Ck at Maroon Dam Alert -0.18 Rising 07:29 PM MON 20/03/17
Logan R at Forest Home TM 2.99 Falling 07:30 PM MON 20/03/17
Logan R at Rathdowney Alert 5.16 Rising 08:07 PM MON 20/03/17
Christmas Ck at Tramway Lane TM 3.87 Rising 07:41 PM MON 20/03/17
Logan R at Round Mountain Alert 3.36 Rising 08:16 PM MON 20/03/17
Logan R at Beaudesert Alert 1.26 Rising 08:03 PM MON 20/03/17
Teviot Bk at Boonah Alert 2.40 Rising 08:19 PM MON 20/03/17
Teviot Bk at Wyaralong Dam Alert 63.46 Steady 06:41 PM MON 20/03/17
Logan R at Yarrahappini Alert 1.76 Rising 08:06 PM MON 20/03/17
Logan R at Maclean Br Alert 0.26 Steady 07:54 PM MON 20/03/17
Logan R at Logan Village Alert 0.46 Falling 08:14 PM MON 20/03/17
Logan R at Waterford Alert 0.30 Falling 08:15 PM MON 20/03/17
Slacks Ck at Loganlea Rd Alert 1.85 Steady 07:33 PM MON 20/03/17

This advice is also available by dialling 1300 659 219. Warning, rainfall and river information are available at www.bom.gov.au/qld/flood. The latest weather forecast is available at www.bom.gov.au/qld/forecasts.

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