Dating north qld
Flood Warnings began on the 7th of January continued until the 25th of January.
Georgina River: Heavy rainfall during the first week of January upper Georgina River catchment produced a minor to moderate flooding between Urandangi and Bedourie.
The system then weakened into a rain depression within hours of making landfall and tracked steadily southeast, to be positioned to the northeast of Longreach by 10am on the 31st of January.
The monsoon trough crossing the east coast was consequently dragged southward to the central coast region producing heavy rainfall and flooding in the Pioneer and Haughton River Catchments.
Bulloo River: Heavy rainfall during the first week of January in the Bulloo River catchment produced a major flood at Quilpie during the 5th January.
of January which extended downstream causing moderate flooding at Thargomindah.
Major flooding was recorded at Mirani Weir which extended downstream causing minor flooding at Mackay.
Flood Warnings were issued throughout the 31st of January.
These rainfalls produced moderate flooding along the Connors River and also along the lower Isaac River. Rainfall associated with Ex-Tropical Cyclone Olga was recorded in a wide area across Queensland during the first 10 days of February.
The Ross River Dam filled to over capacity resulting in a controlled spill.
Haughton River: Following the path of Ex OLGA south, the monsoon trough produced moderate to heavy falls in the Haughton River. Flood Warnings began on the 27th of January and continued into February.
Major flooding along the Barcoo River caused widespread isolation of properties and traffic disruptions.
Major flood levels were also recorded on the Thomson River at Longreach.
Flood Warnings began on the 26th of January and continued into February. Mulgrave/Russell Rivers: Minor flooding between The Fisheries and Peets Bridge on the Mulgrave River and minor flooding at Buckland's on the Russell River. Moderate to heavy rainfall produced fast stream rises over already saturated catchments.