River is falling fast, two metres

FALLING FAST: The Katherine River on the Railway Bridge this morning.

FALLING FAST: The Katherine River on the Railway Bridge this morning.

THE Katherine River is falling past, almost two metres since yesterday.

The river reached about 15 metres yesterday, its highest level for almost a decade.

The Katherine River is falling fast. Source: Bureau of Meteorology.

The Katherine River is falling fast. Source: Bureau of Meteorology.

The Bureau of Meteorology recorded only 1.8mm at Tindal for the past 24 hours although Katherine gauges tipped out about 10mm this morning.

The Katherine River yesterday, Monday.

The Katherine River yesterday, Monday.

The forecast is for possible showers and thunderstorms but not in the amounts which would cause further dramatic rises in the river.

Minor flood warnings remain on Katherine River Gorge Road and Waterhouse and Roper rivers.

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