Flash flooding warning for low lying areas of Douglas and Annandale

Date published: 3 February 2019

Residents in low lying areas of Douglas and Annandale are warned that they may experience flash flooding from heavy rainfall over a short period causing surrounding river and creek levels to rise.

Residents in those low lying areas should move to higher ground if they are concerned about flooding in their home.

The Heatley Public Shelter remains operational as an evacuation centre and is currently staffed. The centre is at 321 Fulham Road, Heatley.

Ignatius Park College has also been established as an evacuation centre. The centre is located at 368 Ross River Road, Cranbrook.

Residents are asked to make alternative arrangements for all pets and to keep belongings to a small bag.

If you require evacuation assistance, contact SES on 132 500.

For more information listen to local radio, phone 1800 738 541 or visit Council’s Emergency Management Dashboard - http://disaster.townsville.qld.gov.au/