Qld rains ease but flood warnings remain

Qld rains ease but flood warnings remain

Major flood warnings remain in place for some parts of southeast Queensland as the rain eases slightly. Between 200 and 300mm fell across the state over 48 hours, the Bureau of Meteorology said on Saturday. Advertisement The state's highest rainfall was 179mm at Bellthorpe, located between Brisbane and the Sunshine Coast. The Mary River, which runs through Gympie, is expected to peak at about 16m with major flooding possible at Tiaro late Sunday morning. Rainfall dropped considerably on Friday night with only 10 to 20mm recorded over a six-hour period. "That easing trend is good news," the bureau's Matthew Collopy said on Saturday But there are still major flood warnings in place for the Condamine, Logan and Bremer rivers, and the Warrill, Laidley and Lockyer creeks. Most of those waterways …
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