Weather Update

Please do not drive through flooded roads. Water is moving fast and you do not know what is underneath. #ifitsfloodedforgetit

The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) has forecast between 200mm and 500mm of rain today, easing tomorrow. Localised flooding in the usual hotspots (parks, roads, and minor creeks) is occuring.

Please remain vigilant and follow the news and social media in case the weather situation deteriorates.

Roads Closed

Several roads are already closed due to flooding in the Moorooka Ward, including:

• Muriel Ave, Rocklea
• Moolabin St, Yeerongpilly
• Blackheath Rd, Corinda
• Pratten St, Corinda
• Melbourne and Inskip Sts, Rocklea
• Allawah St, Yeerongilly
• Cliveden Ave, Corinda at Corinda SHS
• Cliveden Ave, Corinda at Blackheath Rd
• Tramore St, Rocklea
• Marshall Road, Rocklea, between Balham Rd and Goburra St
• Sherwood Road, Moorooka, beneath the rail overpass
• Paradise Road, Larapinta / Willawong, between Radius Drive and Gardens Drive
• Blunder Road, Oxley, at Boundary Road
• Granard Road, Archerfield, between Beaudesert Rd Beatty Rd
• King Avenue, Durack, flooding
• Annerley Road, Dutton Park, at Gladstone Road
• Chale Street, Yeerongpilly, flooding
• Blunder Road, Durack, flooding
• Granard Road, Archerfield, between Beatty Rd and Beaudesert Rd
• De Hayr Street, Rocklea, flooding
• Elmes Road, Rocklea, flooding

Water is across several roads, including:

• Brisbane Corso, Yeronga
• Tramore St, Rocklea
• Princess St, Fairfield
• Oxley Rd - multiple locations
• Fairfield Rd, Yeerongpilly
• Sherwood Rd - multiple locations

A full list of road closures can be found qld traffic.

Creek flooding

Several local creeks are flooding, including:

• Pennywort Creek
• Moolabin Creek
• Rocky Water Holes
• Small Creek
• Stable Swamp Creek

Oxley Creek is very high and these small tributaries are banking back and causing localised flooding to businesses in Yeerongpilly and Rocklea now.

Key numbers for assistance

SES  132 500

BCC  3403 8888  (24/7)

Energex  136 262 (for loss of supply)  131 962 (emergencies)

Queensland Urban Utilities  132 364

Police  000  /  131 444 (policelink)

RACQ  13 19 05

Sandbags

Sandbags are currently available from the following locations:

Darra - 38 Shamrock Road, Darra

Morningside - 9 Redfern Street, Morningside

Newmarket - 66 Wilston Road (in carpark off Erneton Street), Newmarket

Zillmere - 33 Jennings Street, Zillmere

Lota - Herbert Street, Lota

Please be safe everyone, especially on the roads as heavy rain is forecast tonight and tomorrow.