Flash flooding warning for Nome, Julago and Alligator Creek

Date published: 3 February 2019

Residents in Nome, Julago and Alligator Creek 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 the area should move to higher ground if they are concerned about flooding in their home.

The Alligator Creek evacuation centre remains operational and is staffed. The evacuation centre is located at 10 Parkland Road.

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 disaster.townsville.qld.gov.au