Source: Bureau of Meteorology

Issued at 12:52 pm EST on Tuesday 30 November 2021

Flood Watch Number: 8

WIDESPREAD MINOR TO MODERATE FLOODING IS EXPECTED ACROSS THE FLOOD WATCH AREA OVER THE NEXT FEW DAYS. MAJOR FLOODING IS POSSIBLE.

A lingering trough over Queensland will continue to bring further showers and thunderstorms to Southern and Eastern Queensland over Tuesday and Wednesday.

Catchments across the Flood Watch area are saturated following recent rainfall and flooding is ongoing across several catchments.

Localised flooding as a result of isolated thunderstorms remains a risk throughout the period.

Widespread minor to moderate flooding is likely across the flood watch area over the next few days, with isolated major flooding possible in areas affected by thunderstorms.

Flood Warnings are current for many catchments across southern and central Queensland with renewed river and creek level rises expected in association with heavy rainfall.

Catchments which may be affected include:

Belyando and Suttor Rivers to Burdekin Falls Dam
Dawson and Don Rivers
Comet and Nogoa Rivers
Connors, Isaac and Styx Rivers and Plane Creek
Calliope River
Boyne River
Baffle Creek
Kolan River
Burnett River
Burrum and Cherwell Rivers
Mary River
Noosa River
Sunshine Coast Rivers and Creeks
Pine and Caboolture Rivers
Upper Brisbane River
Lower Brisbane River(Tributaries of the lower Brisbane River only)
Logan and Albert Rivers
Gold Coast Rivers and Creeks
Condamine Rivers
Macintyre River
Weir River
Moonie River
Balonne River
Wallam and Mungallala Creeks
Warrego River (QLD)
Paroo River (QLD)
Bulloo River (QLD)
Barcoo River(Upper Barcoo)
Thomson River(Upper Thomson)

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/

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