The Bureau of Meteorology has issued a 'moderate' flood warning for the Daly River as upstream water starts to flow through.
According to the Bureau, rainfall totals of up to 300mm have been recorded across the Daly River over the past week.
The Bureau issued its initial warning at around 8.50am on Tuesday, as the river continues to rise, threatening to exceed the minor flood level of 12.6 metres on Wednesday night.
"The Daly River Police Station is currently at 12.27 metres and rising," the statement reads.
"Upstream rivers have had multiple peaks during the past week and that water is now making its way through the lower Daly River.
"The river level is likely to exceed the moderate flood level (13.10 m) Friday evening."
The river at Dorisvale Crossing is rising above 21 metres.
The Bureau said a flood warning is also still in place for the Waterhouse River with moderate flooding expected at the Beswick Bridge this afternoon.
The Katherine River is on the rise again
The Katherine River reached 15.65 metres at around 5am on Sunday, February 21, before slowly dropping to around 14.27m on Monday afternoon.
However, the deluge of rain overnight has the river on the rise again. As of Tuesday morning, the Katherine River at the bridge was at 14.93 metres and rising.
The Bureau says there is no flooding expected for the town, but a "below minor peak is likely in the Katherine River at the Katherine Bridge on Tuesday afternoon".
Flooding is expected to continue along Gorge Road today, isolating some residents from town.
⚠️Minor #Flood Warning continues for the #Katherine River at the Katherine River Gorge Road as heavy falls continue. A below minor peak is likely at the Katherine Bridge this afternoon. See https://t.co/uqMyx8rJFc for details and updates; follow advice from @ntpfes. #NTfloodspic.twitter.com/xVwiNpNljE— Bureau of Meteorology, Northern Territory (@BOM_NT) February 22, 2021
"Late evening storms in the lower Katherine River have delivered rainfall totals of 60 - 80 mm into the Seventeen Mile Creek catchment with strong river rises seen around Nitmiluk Centre," the Bureau's statement says.
"These flows are now working their way through the lower Katherine River."
According to the Bureau, the Katherine River at the Nitmiluk National Park Centre peaked at 5.10 metres at around 4am this morning and is currently at 4.82 metres and falling.
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