2019

Flash flooding warning for Oonoonba, Cluden and Idalia

Residents in Oonoonba, Cluden and Idalia are warned that they may experience flash flooding from heavy rainfall over a short period causing surrounding river and creek levels to rise.

Flash flooding warning for Hyde Park, Aitkenvale, Currajong, Rosslea, Pimlico, Mysterton and Mundingburra

Residents in Hyde Park, Aitkenvale, Currajong, Rosslea, Pimlico, Mysterton and Mundingburra are warned that they may experience flash flooding from heavy rainfall over a short period causing surrounding river and creek levels to rise.

Council continues to provide free sand and sandbags

Townsville City Council continues to provide free sand and sandbags at the various locations across Townsville.

Residents urged to stay off Aplins Weir

Residents are being urged to stay away from Aplins Weir because of flooding in the Ross River.

Flash flooding warning for Nome, Julago and Alligator Creek

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.

Northern Beaches water remains safe to drink

Residents living in Northern Beaches are advised that they may experience discoloured water, but it remains safe to drink.

Cungulla residents encouraged to store water immediately

Residents living in Cungulla are advised to fill water containers, their baths and other containers to store water immediately.

Flash flooding warning for Townsville’s northern suburbs

Properties in Black River, Bluewater, Beach Holm, Toolakea, Yabulu, Toomulla, Rollingstone and Bushland Beach areas have experienced intense rainfall on top of already elevated flood levels. This is likely to cause fast moving and rapidly rising water levels leading to flash flooding.

Dam spillway gates opened further to reduce risk of major downstream flooding

Authorities have opened the Ross River Dam spillway gates further to increase the amount of water released from the Dam.

Council crews deployed across the community

Townsville City Council continues to work on the flooding response across the Townsville community.

Flash flooding warning for Townsville suburbs

Residents in suburbs across Townsville are warned that they may experience flash flooding from heavy rainfall over a short period causing surrounding river and creek levels to rise.

Wulguru residents encouraged to conserve water

Residents living in Wulguru are encouraged to conserve water due to a broken pipe.

Door knocking operation to begin

The Queensland Police Service and Australian Defence Force Personnel will be door knocking homes in Oonoonba, Idalia, Rosslea, Hermit Park, Railway Estate, South Townsville, Cluden, Townsville City and some areas in Hyde Park to warn residents of potential flooding risks.

Land Slip Assessments for Mount Louisa

Townsville City Council engineers and geotech inspectors are assessing land slips in Mount Louisa resulting from heavy rainfall.

Ignatius Park College expected to open as evacuation centre by 2pm

An evacuation centre is expected to be opened at Ignatius Park College, 368 Ross River Road, Cranbrook by 2pm.

All access to Castle Hill closed

All access to Castle Hill has been closed to ensure community safety.

Cungulla and Giru residents encouraged to conserve water

Residents living in Cungulla and Giru are encouraged to conserve water.

Council establishes new free sand and sand bag site

Townsville City Council has established a new site to collect free sand and sand bags at the Ridge Drive shops carpark in Alice River – near the Rupertswood general store.

Flash flooding warning for Condon, Rasmussen, Kelso and Kirwan

Residents in the suburbs of Condon, Rasmussen, Kelso, Kirwan and surrounding areas are warned that they may experience flash flooding from heavy rainfall over a short period causing surrounding river and creek levels to rise.

Flash flooding warning for Black River, Bluewater, Beach Holm, Toolakea and Yabulu

Properties in Black River, Bluewater, Beach Holm, Toolakea and Yabulu areas has experienced intense rainfall on top of already elevated flood levels. This is likely to cause fast moving and rapidly rising water levels leading to flash flooding.