Beware of QLD localised flooding
The continuous heavy rainfall experienced across much of the South East QLD today has kept police and emergency services busy.
Queensland Police would are advising the following local roads have been affected by localised flooding:
- Sandgate and Breakfast Creek roads, Albion
- Kingsford Smith Drive, Albion
- Bowman Parade and Cecil Road, Bardon
- Abbotsford Road, Bowen Hills
- Edmondstone Road, Bowen Hills
- Beams Road, Boondall
- Muller Road, Boondall
- Groth Road and Zillmere Road, Boondall
- Rafting Ground Road, Brookfield
- Gympie Road, Carseldine
- Halls Road, Cedar Creek
- Gap Creek, Kenmore Hills
- Dohles Rocks Road, Murrumba Downs
- Wagner Road, Murrumba Downs
- Sandgate Road, Nundah
- Widdop Street, Clayfield and Nundah
- Grandview Road, Pullenvale
- Bells Pocket Road, Strathpine
- Edinburgh Castle Road, Wavell Heights
- Northey Street and Victoria Terrace, Windsor
- Zillmere Road, Zillmere
- Railway Street, Darra
- Petrie Street, Dunwich
- Mount Cotton Road, Mount Cotton
- Hope Street, Norman Park
- Judanne Court, Thornlands
- Wilga Street, Wacol
South East corner (Logan and Gold Coast Districts)
- Beaudesert-Nerang Road at Biddadabba Creek.
- George Street and Bourndary Street, Beenleigh
- Fryar Road, Eagleby
- Coburg Road Canungra
- Days Road, Coomera
- Foxwell Road, Coomera
- Gold Course Road, Mount Tamborine
- Sommerset Drive, Mudgeeraba
- Mundoolan Road, Mundoolan
- Summerset Drive, Mudgeeraba
- The upper reaches of the Albert River is sending a large volume of water downstream and likely to affect the following areas of Cedar Creek, Woolfdene andWondaroo.
Millstream Rd and the Mount Lindesay Highway is flooded
- Mitchell Highway at Yo Yo Creek between Charleville and Augathella.
Police are advising the community to avoid flooded roads, creeks and watercourses and members of the public are also reminded that road closures and road conditions can change rapidly as creeks and water courses can rise and fall quickly.
Police would like to remind motorists and members of the public of the hazardous and unpredictable nature of flood waters and the dangers associated with storm debris and road washouts.
Police urge everyone to obey road closure signs and to travel with extreme caution, limiting non essential travel in flood affected areas where possible.
Parents are also reminded to ensure their children are not playing in flood prone waterways, watercourses and drains as water levels can rise quickly.
Please refer to www.qldalert.com for real time updates.
Members of the public should monitor local radio stations, their local council and organisations, such as the Traffic and Travel information site www.131940.qld.gov.au or cal 13 19 40 for information on localised flooding and road closures.