Some residents in Pratten may be affected by minor flooding

Some residents in Pratten may be affected by minor flooding

24 March 2021

 

With a wide spread weather warning issued, it is expected that some Southern Downs residents may be impacted by minor flooding.

 

Southern Downs Regional Council has been advised by the Bureau of Meteorology that based on current modelling indicators, the Condamine River at Pratten is expected to reach levels of 6.2m to 6.3m over the next few hours.

 

The attached flood impact map for Pratten is modelled to 6.8m although predicted levels for this event is only 6.3m.

 

The Bureau will continue to provide further information while the wet weather event continues.

 

The Southern Downs Local Disaster Management Group has moved to STAND UP level and Council will keep the community updated on any developments via the Disaster Dashboard on Council’s website.

 

Current Road Closures

A number of roads across the region are currently impacted by the rain and an updated road closure information can be found on Council’s website at: //disasterdashboard.sdrc.qld.gov.au/.

Council has crews out installing signage, however the community should not enter flood waters even if signs are not yet installed.

 

Dam Levels Update

Water is currently flowing into all three dams. Council’s website has been updated this morning at: //www.sdrc.qld.gov.au/living-here/water-wastewater/dam-levels.

Remember:  IF IT’S FLOODED – FORGET IT.

Please ensure that you don’t drive through flood waters. 

You can stay up-to-date by checking in with:

If you need emergency assistance:

  • Life-threatening emergency – 000
  • SES – 132 500

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