Hinchinbrook Shire Council advises that the Halifax Washaway is now closed.
Motorists are reminded that there may be water over roads throughout the district and extensive care should be exercised when driving.
Council is endeavouring to provide warning of imminent closures, however this cannot be guaranteed with the rapid nature of rise and falls occurring and residents are requested to monitor river conditions and consider their leave arrangements closely.
Residents are advised that sand and bags are available and are urged to continue monitoring the BOM website www.bom.gov.au/qld/warnings for further weather warnings and updates.
For information regarding local conditions, please visit the Hinchinbrook Disaster Dashboard or contact the LDMG on 07 4776 4600.