Critical Alert

Five Mile Bridge, Walloon on flood watch after Rosewood peak

UPDATE 3PM: The Bureau of Meteorology has issued a minor flood warning for the Bremer River today.

Minor flooding is possible between Rosewood and Five Mile Bridge after rainfall totals up to 70mm were recorded in the upper Bremer catchment early yesterday.

A further 30-55 mm was recorded from showers and storms particularly across the lower parts of the river last night.

River levels have peaked on the upper Bremer but are still rising further downstream at Five Mile Bridge.

At Rosewood a minor flood peak of around 4.0 metres was recorded late this morning. It is currently at 3.74 metres and falling.

The river at Five Mile Bridge is currently at 3.18 metres and rising. It may reach the minor flood level (3.50 m) this evening.

The river at Walloon is currently at 2.38 metres and rising. It is expected to remain below the minor flood level (5.00 m).

The river at Ipswich will remain well below the minor flood level (7.00 m).

No further significant rainfall is expected today.

Topics:  bremer river bureau of meteorology flood warning

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