Record major flood levels are likely at Beaudesert along the Logan River overnight Thursday. The 1991 flood levels along the Logan River reached 13.90m. Rapid rises and areas of major flooding are occurring in the Logan and Albert River catchments following widespread rainfall totals of 50-200mm over the last 12 hours.
TEVIOT BROOK FLOODING
Significant inflows into the Teviot Brook catchment upstream of Croftby are occurring as a result of heavy rain.
Council is asking residents in the affected areas of the Logan River and Teviot Brook catchment to be aware of their situation and be vigilant of rapidly rising water.
MODERATE FLOOD WARNING FOR WARRILL CREEK AND BREMER RIVER
Fast rises above minor flood levels are expected on the Bremer River and Warrill Creek during Thursday, with moderate to major flood levels possible with further heavy rainfall. Warrill Creek at Harrisville is currently at 3.50 metres and falling. The Warrill Creek at Harrisville is likely to exceed the moderate flood level (4.00 m) late Thursday afternoon.
For forecast information visit www.bom.gov.au
CURRENT WEATHER WARNING
Residents are advised the Bureau of Meteorology has issued a severe weather warning for the South East region, forecasting heavy rainfall, destructive winds and flooding. Current conditions are expected to intensify throughout the afternoon and into the night. Widespread 24-hour rainfall totals of 150 to 250 mm are expected, with significantly higher falls in excess of 400mm possible locally, mostly about the higher ground in southeast Queensland. This rainfall will be very intense at times, leading to a risk of severe localised flash flooding.
Customer Service Counters: Closed but Council contact centre available 24/7 on 5540 5111
Waste: All Council transfer stations, including Central Landfill, are closed. All Waste Collection Services have ceased today due to the weather.
Garbage collection Friday: Bin collections will be subject to road closures and safe access
Cultural Centres: Boonah and Beaudesert closed
Libraries: Beaudesert Closed, Boonah & Tamborine Mtn Open, Mobile Library Suspended
All South East Queensland schools will be closed on Friday. For updates CLICK HERE
Life Threatening Emergencies
Flood and Storm Assistance - SES
Power Lines Down - Energex
Power Outages - Energex
Water Supply - QUU
Trees or debris on road - Council
Please note: Council does not supply sandbags or provide sandbagging at depots. Sandbags can be purchased from local hardware stores. If you require emergency sandbagging assistance contact the SES on 132 500.
WEATHER UPDATES CLICK HERE
REGIONAL ROAD CLOSURES CLICK HERE
SOCIAL MEDIA UPDATES FROM COUNCIL CLICK HERE
27 MARCH - COMMUNITY ORGANISATIONS GRANTED ASSISTANCE
Forty community organisations across the region will receive financial assistance for events and equipment as part of Council's third round of Community Grants for 2016-17.
27 MARCH - SOIL CONDITIONING OPERATION APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS
Scenic Rim green waste and quarry overburden will be upcycled as an agricultural product following Council's approval of a development application for a soil conditioning facility at Cryna.
27 MARCH - EAT LOCAL WEEK'S BID FOR A SLICE OF THE FUNDING
Council will seek funding assistance to further enhance the Scenic Rim as a food and wine destination, through the Federal Government's Building Better Regions, Community Investment Stream.
24 MARCH - VILLAGE GREENS TO BE A VIBRANT ADDITION TO MAIN STREET
Design plans for the "Village Green" stages of the Main Street Master Plan for Tamborine Mountain are currently on public display to update the community on the progress of the project. The plans can be viewed at the Tamborine Mountain Library or online. A public information session will be held in the function room at Vonda Youngman Community Centre from 7pm on Tuesday 28 March.
Read more or View the plans online
21 MARCH - COUNCIL ADVOCATES FOR COULSON CROSSING UPGRADE
An upgrade to the Teviot Brook crossing at Coulson to address the frequency of closures due to flooding is among the projects on the advocacy agenda during a mayoral delegation to Canberra this week.
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