Please note, although your property may not have been directly affected by this flood event, the event has been included in your suburb listing because according to the Bureau of Meteorology river gauge data, a catchment near your suburb recorded a high mark. This event may have affected your suburb. The map on the left shows the catchment area.

The Warrego River reached 7.4 metres at Charleville, the second highest flood on record and 1.15 metres lower than the record level of April 1990. Hundreds of people were evacuated and some 50 to 60 houses and business premises inundated.

Flood Feb 1997: flood hydrograph Warrego River at Charlevile

Flood Feb 1997: comparative rainfall