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EMERGENCY ALERT - Gladstone

26/01/2013

A flooding EMERGENCY ALERT has been issued for Gladstone.

The Local Disaster Management Group at Gladstone has advised flood levels along the Boyne River will exceed 1 in 100 flood levels on the morning high tide at 0845 hours and evening high tide at 2100 hours.

People are asked to take the necessary action to prepare their properties and if necessary evacuate to higher ground.

For information listen to your local radio station or log on to www.disaster.qld.gov.au for further advice or official direction from emergency services. Only call triple zero (000) if you or your property is in danger or if someone is injured.

The community will be notified when there is no longer a flooding threat.



Contact for media enquiries: DCS media unit on (07) 3635 3310.


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