UPDATE 4:50 pm: The Condamine River is expected to peak at 7:00 pm tonight. Some residents are expected to be affected by floods.
The Southern Downs regional council said data from the Bureau of Meteorology suggests the river will peak at about 5 feet (5.75 m).
Door knocking has started in the affected areas.
Road closures continue across the region and people are reminded « if it is flooded, forget about it ».
If you need assistance, call SES on 132 500. If the emergency is life threatening, call 000.
EARLY: An urgent flood warning has been issued to residents of the Warwick area as total rainfall is putting the Condamine River in danger of overflowing.
The Bureau of Meteorology’s statement said a strong upper trough on Monday and Tuesday is likely to bring widespread areas of heavy rainfall and flooding to west and south Queensland.
The Condamine River basin was one of the areas under flood watch. The area was expected to receive widespread sums from 50mm to 70mm and heavier isolated sums from 100mm to 150mm during thunderstorms.
« In the next few days, slight to moderate flooding over rivers and streams is to be expected, with isolated areas with major flooding possible, » says the parts list declaration.
« Local flooding and disruptions in transportation are likely in the flood control area, particularly in southeast Queensland. »
The warning comes when Rose City residents receive more than 130mm of rain in just over 24 hours and at least 100mm of downpour on Tuesday.
If you are in an emergency situation and need assistance, call Triple-Zero or Warwick SES on 13 25 00.
Emergency services were called outside the gates of Warwick, where an adult and three children were stranded.
Using data from Queensland Health, it will break down COVID-19 cases across the state in 2021, including dozen infected with highly contagious mutant strains.
The owner of the Curtis Falls Cafe in Mount Tamborine fears it will be a tragedy before something is done about the flood that shattered his cafe after heavy rain.
An emergency flood alert has been issued for the northern parts of the Gold Coast, with thousands of residents receiving text messages informing them of the threat.
« The best rain in 20 years » is raising dam levels over the Southern Downs, but it’s not all good news.
The coffee and restaurant chain founded by George Gregan and his former wife Erica was added to the administration.
« Rain is one of the things that uplift our souls »: Stanthorpe residents are overjoyed when rain fills Storm King Dam and feeds farms.
PHOTOS: Roads closed and rivers overflow as Warwick residents prepare …
Rose City residents are battling flooding after receiving 130mm of rain in 24 hours …
The man, aged 20, died on the scene after his limousine collided with a truck …
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