Australian Weather News
Thursday, 29 NOV 2001
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FW Sydney. Issued at 9:57am on Thursday the 29th of November 2001 The main flood peak is now approaching Boggabilla, where the travel time has been slower than expected and a peak is expected by noon today. The Dumaresq River at Bengalla peaked overnight at 3.54 metres. The river levels at Ashford & Yetman on the Macintyre system are falling slowly but are still above minor flood levels.
FW Sydney. Issued at 3:37pm on Thursday the 29th of November 2001 The Macintyre River at Boggabilla has peaked at 8.40 metres at 11am this morning. Goondiwindi peaked around 7.90 metres at midday today. Minor flooding will continue over the next few days at Yetman and downstream. The river level at Ashford has now fallen below the minor flood level.
FW Brisbane morning. Moderate flood levels are nearing a peak in the Macintyre River at Goondiwindi. At 9am the river level at Goondiwindi was 7.90 metres and rising slowly with a peak, near this level, expected around noon today. A moderate flood peak of 7.23 metres was recorded in the Macintyre River at New Kildonan at 6am this morning. All river levels are now falling in the Macintyre River upstream of Boggabilla Weir with minor to moderate flooding easing. The Dumeresq River at Bengella peaked overnight at 3.54 metres. All river levels in the Dumeresq River are now falling below minor flood level. High river levels are expected to continue in the Goondiwindi area during Thursday and into Friday. Moderate flooding will extend downstream to Riverview over the next few days.
FW Brisbane afternoon: Moderate flood levels have peaked in the Macintyre River at Goondiwindi. At 3pm the river level at Goondiwindi was 7.87 metres and falling slowly from its peak of 7.90 metres at noon. Moderate flooding at Goondiwindi will continue to ease slowly overnight and during Friday. Moderate flooding will extend downstream to Terrawah over the next few days. All river levels are now falling in the Macintyre River upstream of Goondiwindi with minor to moderate flooding easing. The Dumaresq River at Bengalla peaked overnight at 3.54 metres. All river levels in the Dumaresq River are now falling below minor flood level.
Isolated minor flooding continues in the Thomson River at Bogewong.
Minor flooding has developed in the Dawson River at Taroom.
Localised minor to moderate flooding has developed in the Baloone River at
weather extremes for today
|Quality control note: Data is complete, and has been visually checked by AWN for gross errors. Less obvious errors may remain. See Explanation of Extremes Pages for more information
|Records set this day (none known)
Todays highest rainfall totals for the 24 hours to 9am. It includes the top 5 totals received, and/or all reported falls of 50mm or more.
81.0 PINNACLE S Peninsula QLD
High rainfall for periods of 6 hours or less.
Todays highest & lowest temperatures
45.4 MARBLE BAR COMPARISON E Pilbara WA
45.0 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
44.2 TELFER AERO Interior WA
42.6 PARABURDOO AERO E Gascoyne WA
42.5 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA
30.5 MORNINGTON ISLAND Gulf Country QLD
28.6 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA
28.6 SWEERS ISLAND Gulf Country QLD
28.0 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
28.0 MARBLE BAR COMPARISON E Pilbara WA
11.0 THREDBO (CRACKENBACK STATION) AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
13.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
13.2 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
13.3 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
13.4 CRADLE MOUNTAIN AIRSTRIP Central Plateau TAS
-1.0 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1.8 LIAWENEE AWS Central Plateau TAS
3.7 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
4.0 KEITH (MUNKORA) Upper SE SA
4.0 NARACOORTE AERODROME Lower SE SA
4.0 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
4.0 THREDBO (CRACKENBACK STATION) AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
Todays greatest temperature variations from normal
+12.5 41.8 ENEABBA Central West WA
+11.2 41.9 MORAWA POST OFFICE Central West WA
+11.0 39.0 BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA
+10.7 40.5 CARNAMAH Central West WA
+10.6 38.5 WONGAN HILLS RES.STATION Central West WA
+6.6 19.8 CARNAMAH Central West WA
+6.3 20.0 MORAWA POST OFFICE Central West WA
+5.2 18.4 DALWALLINU COMPARISON Central West WA
+5.1 28.6 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA
+5.0 23.5 MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT Murchison WA
-5.6 28.2 ONSLOW W Pilbara WA
-5.1 19.6 RAVENSTHORPE Gt Southern WA
-4.9 16.8 MOUNT BARKER SW & S Coast WA
-4.9 31.0 KOWANYAMA AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
-4.8 21.0 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
-6.3 11.5 WILUNA Interior WA
-5.5 15.0 URANDANGIE Northwest QLD
-5.4 5.6 MURRURUNDI POST OFFICE Hunter Valley NSW
-4.9 4.4 WANGARATTA AERO Lower NE VIC
-4.7 19.0 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT Barkly NT
Highest wind gusts above 89km/h or mean wind above 62km/h (gale force). Wind direction and mean windspeed shown in brackets.
PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
: 87 (100/ 72 ) at 23:03