Some residents may be affected by minor flooding

Some residents may be affected by minor flooding

23 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 is expected to peak at 5.75m around 7pm.

2021-03-23 - Predicted Warwick Flood (6.0m)

Council is currently door knocking to those properties in the impacted area.

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

The Southern Downs Local Disaster Management Group has moved to LEAN FORWARD 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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