Source: Bureau of Meteorology

Issued at 1:21 pm EST on Saturday 21 May 2022 Flood Watch Number: 3

MINOR FLOODING IS POSSIBLE ACROSS THE FLOOD WATCH AREA

Showers and areas of rainfall are forecast to continue about central and south eastern parts of the state on Saturday and into Sunday morning. The risk of heavy rainfall is expected to ease from Sunday afternoon.

Catchments in the Flood Watch area are saturated from heavy rainfall over the past week and are likely to respond quickly to any further rainfall.

The heaviest rainfall is expected along coastal parts.

Minor flooding is possible across the Flood Watch area, which may lead to localised transport disruption and flooding in low lying areas close to rivers and creeks.

Flood warnings are current for the Baffle Creek and Kolan River.

Catchments likely to be affected include:

Dawson and Don Rivers

Mackenzie and Fitzroy Rivers and Shoalwater and Water Park Creeks

Calliope River

Boyne 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

Flooding is no longer expected in the following catchments: Connors, Isaac and Styx Rivers and Plane Creek.

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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