UPDATE: Full list of roads flooded on Western Downs
Decent rainfalls across south west Queensland filled catchments and transformed the dry landscape into a sea of green, but the Bureau of Meteorology warned multiple inland waterways had swelled to capacity and may cause flooding.
On Thursday, April 8, BOM issued a minor flood warning for the following rivers across Queensland; the Barcoo River, Condamine and Balonne Rivers, lover Paroo River, Macintyre and Weir Rivers, Moonie Rivers, Stanley River, and the Upper Dawson River Catchment.
Data from the Western Downs Regional Council and the Department of Transport indicate the following roads were affected by flooding as of 4.30pm on Thursday, April 8.
· Meandarra: Condamine Meandarra Road is experiencing flooding. Proceed with caution.
· Roche Creek: Nathan and Bungaban Road. Avoid the area.
· MacAlister: MacAlister Wilkie Creek Road is experiencing flooding. Do not drive in flood waters.
· Jandowae: Kingaroy Jandowae Road is experiencing flooding. Slow down to 60km/h and proceed with caution.
·Moonie: Moonie Highway is experiencing flooding. Proceed with caution.
Keep up to date with the latest information on floodwaters by visiting the Western Downs Regional Council's Disaster Dashboard here.