Territory Stories

Katherine flooding : 2003/2004 wet season

Details:

Title

Katherine flooding : 2003/2004 wet season

Other title

Lakshman Rajaratnam, Steven J. Tickell and Roger Farrow

Creator

Rajaratnam, L. R.; Tickell, S. J. (Steven); Northern Territory. Dept. Of Lands, Planning And Environment. Natural Systems Division; Farrow, Roger

Collection

E-Publications; E-Books; PublicationNT; Report ; No. 11/2004; Digital No : WRD04011.

Date

2004

Description

Made available via the Publications (Legal Deposit) Act 2004 (NT).

Notes

Date:2004; Includes bibliographical references.

Language

English

Subject

Floods -- Northern Territory -- Katherine; Groundwater -- Northern Territory -- Tindal Limestone Aquifer

Publisher name

Dept. of Infrastructure, Planning and Environment

Place of publication

Darwin

Series

Report ; No. 11/2004; Digital No : WRD04011.

Format

1 v.: col. ill., col. maps ; 30 cm.

File type

application/pdf.

Copyright owner

Check within Publication or with content Publisher.

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/228875

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/673631

Page content

Table 1 Floodwater levels at a temporary gauge board on Uralla Rd, opposite NT Por.2143. Observations made by Mr Bernie Tomlin. Date Time Level(m) Level (m_AHD) Rainfall(mm) Comments 2/03/2004 17:00 0.74 109.664 0 3/03/2004 ? ? ? 70 level rose 100mm 4/03/2004 16:30 0.744 109.668 0 5/03/2004 16:15 0.734 109.658 0 6/03/2004 16:30 0.73 109.654 0 Same level as on 27/2/04 7/03/2004 16:15 0.715 109.639 0 8/03/2004 17:00 0.702 109.626 0 Diversion trench started 9/03/2004 16:30 0.695 109.619 0 10/03/2004 16:30 0.665 109.589 0 11/03/2004 16:15 0.685 109.609 11 up to 40mm rain on eastern side 12/03/2004 16:30 0.675 109.599 0 13/03/2004 16:30 0.663 109.587 8 14/03/2004 16:45 0.605 109.529 10 15/03/2004 16:30 0.555 109.479 17 Diversion trench finished 16/03/2004 16:00 0.51 109.434 0 17/03/2004 8:00 0.524 109.448 24 Table 2 Monthly Rainfalls (mm) for Katherine Railway Bridge, Katherine Museum and Tindal AWS, 1st October 2003 to 31st March 2004 Months Katherine Railway Bridge Katherine Museum Tindal AWS Total Average Total Average Total Average October 03 0 30.1 0 39.1 17.6 42.1 November 03 36 93.8 0 88.7 39.4 102 December 03 503.5 216.6 531 191.5 638.8 187 January 04 332 262.8 301 270.6 356.8 268 February 04 322 202.2 387 251.3 695.8 240 March 04 409 106.6 350.4 182.7 396.0 147 Total 1602.5 912.1 1569.4 1023.9 2144.4 986.1


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