Weather Bureau says Logan River will peak below road height at Maclean Bridge

Under: The Logan River is still below the road height at Maclean Bridge.
Under: The Logan River is still below the road height at Maclean Bridge.

Thursday, midday

The Logan River will remain below the level of the Maclean Bridge throughout the afternoon, the Weather Bureau said. The river was expected to peak at 14.2m - some two metres below the roadway - about midday. The bureau said it would remain above moderate flood level of 13.5m throughout the afternoon.

At Waterford. the river is 4.9m and rising. it is likely to top the minor flood level of six metres tonight, and could peak near 6.2m on Friday morning.

The Logan River at Parklands is at 2.24 metres and rising. It is likely to exceed the minor flood level of 2.5m tonight, before peaking near 3.5m on Friday morning.

Thursday, 10am

After a record-breaking rainfall across the region storms have abated overnight.

Meteorologist Lovio Regano from the Bureau of Meteorology said apart from rain activity up on the range, only mild falls were recorded elsewhere in the region up to 9am today.

Flooded: The rain has eased but there is still plenty of water around. This was the scene at Jimboomba just after 10am.

Flooded: The rain has eased but there is still plenty of water around. This was the scene at Jimboomba just after 10am.

"Boonah had 15 millimeters, Mount Alford 10mm, Beechmont had 17mm, Darlington 13mm and O'Reilly's up on the Lamington Range saw 19mm," he said.

"Down on the plain there's been virtually nothing ... all under 10mm."

Wednesday, 2pm

Henderson Creek is just 10 centimetres below Cusack Lane at the Jack Cusack Bridge. Logan River is still well below the Maclean Bridge, at 5.71m below, but it is rising.

Wednesday, 12.15pm

Henderson Creek is rising at Jimboomba, with the water 25 centimetres from the roadway. Meanwhile, Kilmoylar Road is cut at Teviot Brook, with the water 19cm above the road and rising.

Wednesday, 10am:

Here are some more roads listed by Logan City Council as flooded this morning: Pimpama Street at Waterford, Mundoolun Road at Mundoolun, Koolena Road at Greenbank, Wyatt Road at Jimboomba, Holmview Road at Holmview and Bahrs Scrub Road at Bahrs Scrub.


Logan roads are underwater this morning as the region's drenching continues.

Further consistent rain last night fell on the already soaked city, and the Logan River is rising quickly.

Upstream, the Weather Bureau said the river had topped the moderate flood level of 7.8 metres at Beaudesert. At 3.30am, the bureau said it was at 7.87m and still rising.

Later this morning, the river is expected to reach the 10m minor flood level at Maclean Bridge.

At 9am, the river was still more than seven metres below the bridge approaches.

The bureau said the river might reach moderate flood level of 13.5m tonight.

The bureau said minor flooding was possible at Waterford from Thursday. At the moment, it is 1.85m and rising.

Most drivers were turning around on Stoney Camp Road this morning, where water was across the roadway.

Some still chose to cross.

According to Logan City Council's disaster dashboard, Clutha Creek Road, Stegemann Road and Backwater Road are impacted by water.

The Greenbank Parkrun course was also covered.

Beaudesert Boonah Road at Beaudesert, near the Lupton Road intersection, is underwater, as is the Duck Creek Road bridge at Kerry.

Scenic Rim Regional Council's Disaster Dashboard lists other impacted roadways as Lions Road at Running Creek, the Mount Lindesay Highway at Mount Barney, Tamborine Mountain Road on Tamborine Mountain, Mount Alford Road at Dugandan, Beaudesert Nerang Road at Tabragalaba, Boyland and Biddadabba, Lamington National Park Road at Canungra and Carney's Creek Road at Carney's Creek.

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