Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Queensland
This Flood Watch provides early advice of possible flooding within the specified catchments.
Flood Watch For The Coastal Areas Between Cooktown And Cardwell
Issued at 12:50 PM EST on Friday 28 January 2022
Flood Watch Number: 3
AREAS OF FLOODING POSSIBLE OVER THE NEXT FEW DAYS
Heavy rainfall is possible from Cooktown to Cardwell over the next few days.
Catchments are wetting up from rainfall over the last few days, and are likely to respond quickly to further rainfall,
Further heavy rainfall is possible across the Flood Watch area during Friday and across the weekend.
River level rises are likely over the next few days with minor flooding possible. Localised flooding and some disruption to transport routes may occur.
River level rises are likely in the following catchments:
Mulgrave and Russell Rivers
Ross and Bohle Rivers
Burdekin River downstream of Burdekin Falls Dam
Don and Proserpine Rivers
See www.bom.gov.au/qld/warnings to view the current flood warnings for Queensland.
For more information on the Flood Watch Service: http://www.bom.gov.au/water/floods/floodWarningServices.shtml
Flood Safety Advice:
For flood emergency assistance contact the SES on 132 500.
For life threatening emergencies, call Triple Zero (000) immediately.
Current emergency information is available at www.qld.gov.au/alerts.
This advice is also available by dialling 1300 659 219 at a low call cost of 27.5 cents, more from mobile, public and satellite phones.
Warning, rainfall and river information are available at www.bom.gov.au/qld/flood/
This Flood Watch means that people living or working along rivers and creeks should monitor the latest weather forecasts and warnings.
Remember: If it's flooded, forget it.}
The next Flood Watch will be issued by 01:00 pm EST on Saturday 29 January 2022.
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7 day forecast
Townsville 7 day forecast
Today: Partly cloudy. Medium chance of showers, becoming less likely this evening. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds E 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 27 to 32.
Forecast for Townsville (19.2581°S, 146.8184°E, 6m AMSL) Sat Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Summary Minimum 25° 24° 24° 25° 25° 26° 26° Maximum 31° 32° 32° 33° 33° 34° 34° Chance of rain 80% 40% 70% 50% 10% 50% 90% Likely amount 1-5mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 20-40mm UV index Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme - - Frost risk Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm Wind speed 17
Wind direction SE E SSE E SSE E S ENE WNW NE N NNE N NE Relative humidity 89% 72% 72% 65% 74% 71% 75% 68% 72% 65% 73% 68% 75% 74% Dew point 24°C 23°C 23°C 23°C 24°C 25°C 25°C 25°C 24°C 24°C 26°C 26°C 26°C 27°C
Sunrise and sunset times
Sunrise / Sunset for Townsville (19.2581°S, 146.8184°E, 6m AMSL) First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon rise Moon set Moon phase New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter 5:33am EST 5:56am EST 6:56pm EST 7:19pm EST 2:20am EST 4:10pm EST Waning crescent New moon Feb 01 First quarter Feb 09 Full moon Feb 17 Last quarter Feb 24
Temperature in 7 days
0 Saturday Saturday 31 1 Sunday Sunday 32 2 Monday Monday 32 3 Tuesday Tuesday 33 4 Wednesday Wednesday 33 5 Thursday Thursday 34 6 Friday Friday 34 7 Friday Friday 34
Rain in 7 days
0 Saturday Saturday 5 1 Sunday Sunday 0 2 Monday Monday 5 3 Tuesday Tuesday 0 4 Wednesday Wednesday 0 5 Thursday Thursday 5 6 Friday Friday 40 7 Friday Friday 40