Rockhampton's most on edge homes revealed
FLOOD experts at the Bureau of Meteorology are warning the Fitzroy at Rockhampton is still rising this afternoon to near 9m.
The news has put many Rockhampton residents whose properties flood at the 9m mark on edge.
What you need to know about the peak |
The Fitzroy at Rockhampton reached 8.8m this morning, but then dropped to 8.75m.
The latest BoM river height data reveals the Fitzroy at Rockhampton was 8.8m at 1.30pm.
Authorities are not certain of the number of homes that will be saved by the 20cm difference, but flood maps reveal many more homes go under when the Fitzroy rises from 8.5m to 9nm.
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Park Avenue, Kawana
The Common, Berserker, Koongal
Depot Hill, Allenstown, CBD