At Yaamba, the Fitzroy River peaked at 16.55 metres on 4 January, and was above major flood level (15m) from 30 December to 14 January.

Yaamba experienced major flooding in January 2011 that isolated the town and affected around 3000 properties in the area.

Between 400 to 1000 millimetres of rainfall was recorded over the Fitzroy River catchment from the start of December 2010 to the end of January 2011. The heaviest rainfall periods during December and January occurred from December 26 to 28, with falls between 200 and 300 millimetres over most of the catchment, with some areas
receiving over 400 millimetres.

River height records for Yaamba date back to 1889 with 11 major flood peaks in the record, including two major floods in 1918 and in 1991. The major flood level of 16.55 metres is the fourth highest peak on record. (The highest flood on record is 17.32m in 1918). The previous time the river level exceeded 15 metres was in January 1991.

Link: More Info on the 2010-11 Queensland floods

Location map - 2011 Yaamba Flood (Red dots - flood inundated town…

December-January Rainfall - 2011 Yaamba Flood

Flood Rainfall - 2011 Yaamba Flood

Flood Height Graph - 2011 Yaamba Flood

Annual Flood Peaks - Yaamba