Roads flooded, more heavy rain to come

Published 10:09am 2 January 2024

Roads flooded, more heavy rain to come
Words by Kylie Knight

UPDATE 5pm: The Bureau of Meteorology has cancelled the severe weather warning which covers the City of Moreton Bay, but a flood watch and marine wind warning remain. 

There are still more than 30 roads closed due to flooding across the City of Moreton Bay. See the list below or head to the disaster dashboard.


UPDATE 4PM: Conditions are starting to ease but there are still more than 30 roads closed across the City of Moreton Bay. Here's the details 

The Bureau of Meteorology's severe weather warning and flood watch remains in place for areas including the City of Moreton Bay. A marine wind warning has also been issued for coastal areas.

Since 9am, Bribie Island has received 69mm and Toorbul 63mm.

Heavy rainfall, which may lead to flash flooding, is occurring over parts of the South East Coast and far southeastern Wide Bay and Burnett area today. 

Three to six-hourly rainfall totals between 100-200mm are likely, with isolated 24-hourly totals exceeding 350mm possible. 

Localised intense rainfall, leading to DANGEROUS AND LIFE-THREATENING FLASH FLOODING, is possible during this period, with six-hourly rainfall totals between 150-250mm possible. 

Catchments likely to be affected include the Pine and Caboolture rivers, but localised flash flooding is also possible.

Seqwater says its Flood Operations Centre has moved to the ‘Alert’ activation level, in response to forecast rainfall. Releases may be required from North Pine and Somerset Dams within the next 24-48 hours.

Many roads across the City of Moreton Bay are closed due to flooding. Sandbag stations are open in 13 locations. For more, head here 

Beachmere has received 115mm of rain in the 24 hours to 9am today, with 104mm at Caboolture, 103 at Wamuran and 102 at Burpengary.

To receive the latest weather warnings and other important information direct from Moreton Bay City Council, sign up to the free MoretonAlert system.

Transport and Main Roads closures

Cedarton - Moreton Bay RegionalKilcoy Beerwah RoadHazardLanes affected - All lanes affectedProceed with caution02/01/2024 1:33 pm
Beachmere - Moreton Bay RegionalBeachmere RoadRoadworksLanes affected - Lane or lanes reducedChanged traffic conditions02/01/2024 3:01 am
Beerburrum / Caboolture / Elimbah - Moreton Bay RegionalBribie Island Road / Bruce Highway / Bruce Highway On Ramp / Tiffany Court (Bruce Highway On Ramp)RoadworksLanes affected - All lanes affectedChanged traffic conditions02/01/2024 3:01 am

Moreton Bay City Council road closures

SuburbStreetIncidentImpactAdviceLast Update
UPPER CABOOLTURETinney RoadFloodedat Caboolture River RoadN/A02/01/2024 15:40:00
WAMURANPowell RoadFloodedat Scurr RoadN/A02/01/2024 14:10:00
MORAYFIELDUnderpass RoadFloodednear William Berry DriveN/A02/01/2024 15:00:00
DAYBOROGlover RoadFloodedat Juffs Road WestN/A02/01/2024 14:44:00
WHITESIDEWhiteside RoadFloodedfrom 55 to 73N/A02/01/2024 15:42:00
ROCKSBERGCaboolture River RoadFloodedat Cockies CrossingN/A02/01/2024 00:38:00
CABOOLTUREFlowers RoadFloodednear Dot Newman CourtN/A02/01/2024 13:21:00
BRENDALELeitchs Road Pedestrian BridgeFloodedat South Pine RiverN/A02/01/2024 13:43:00
WOODFORDGolf Course RoadFloodedNot AvailableN/A02/01/2024 11:42:00
ROCKSBERGMcNamara RoadFloodedat Eliza CrossingN/A02/01/2024 07:00:00
NEURUMRasmussen RoadFloodedNot AvailableN/A02/01/2024 11:20:00
DECEPTION BAYOld Bay RoadFloodedat Little Burpengary CreekN/A02/01/2024 10:00:00
STONY CREEKStony Creek RoadFloodedat Stony CreekN/A02/01/2024 11:20:00
ELIMBAHKing RoadFloodedNot AvailableN/A02/01/2024 15:05:00
MORAYFIELDMcloughlin RoadFloodedNot AvailableN/A02/01/2024 15:25:00
CABOOLTUREDances RoadFloodedat King Johns CreekN/A02/01/2024 13:36:00
ROCKSBERGCaboolture River RoadFloodedat Five Pound CrossingN/A02/01/2024 09:50:00
CABOOLTUREHume RoadFloodedNot AvailableN/A02/01/2024 12:30:00
KURWONGBAHMoore RoadFloodedNot AvailableN/A02/01/2024 11:30:00
ROCKSBERGBest RoadFloodedat Keillors CrossingN/A02/01/2024 07:00:00
MANGO HILLChermside RoadFloodedbetween John Street and Kinsellas Road WestN/A02/01/2024 13:45:00
ELIMBAHOld Gympie RoadFloodedat Six Mile CreekN/A02/01/2024 15:44:00
ROCKSBERGOld North RoadFloodedat Zillmans CrossingN/A02/01/2024 10:10:00
DAYBOROLees Crossing RoadFloodedNot AvailableN/A02/01/2024 14:36:00
ELIMBAHMcConachy RoadFloodedNot AvailableN/A02/01/2024 13:49:00
ELIMBAHWilliams RoadFloodedNot AvailableN/A02/01/2024 14:00:00
DECEPTION BAYBlue Pacific RoadFloodednear Little Burpengary CreekN/A02/01/2023 09:10:00
ROCKSBERGMcNamara RoadFloodedat Browns CrossingN/A02/01/2024 07:00:00
STRATHPINEMott StreetFloodedNot AvailableN/A02/01/2024 13:40:00
MOORINAMountain View RoadFloodedat Moorina RoadN/A02/01/2024 10:40:00
DAYBOROStrong RoadFloodedat Terrors CreekN/A02/01/2024 15:07:00
MOODLUWilliams RoadFloodedat Lagoon CreekN/A02/01/2024 15:15:00
WAMURANHoffman RoadFloodedNear Pates RoadN/A02/01/2024 14:20:00

For more information about road closures, visit council's disaster dashboard


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