A four-wheel-drive attempts to get through floodwaters on Dairy Inn Road this morning, near Cawarral, where there was an unofficial report of 175mm of rain overnight.
A four-wheel-drive attempts to get through floodwaters on Dairy Inn Road this morning, near Cawarral, where there was an unofficial report of 175mm of rain overnight. Picture: Dee Siegmeier.

Flooding closes more roads

MORE roads in Gracemere and Yeppoon have been closed to due to localised flooding.

Rockhampton's Riverside car parks also remain closed.

Woodbury Road has reopened after being closed earlier today.

The road closures in place as at 5pm are:

Gracemere
Malchi – 9 Mile Road
Alton Downs – 9 Mile Road
Fairybower Road
Aermby Road
Capricorn Street
Middle Road
Macquarie Road
Johnson Road
Bajool Road 1/2 covered with water - may also be cut very soon at Raglan and Marmor 

Yeppoon
Byfield Road at Stoney Creek and at Merrivale
Coorooman Creek Road at Coorooman Creek
Daly Creek Road, Bundgundarra
Old Byfield Road at Limestone Creek (Mt Rae end)
Barmaryee Road
Bungundarra Road at Daly Creek
Bangalee Boat Ramp beach access
Alpis Creek Road

Rockhampton Regional Council urges motorists to take care on flood affected roads and observe all signage in place.

Should residents require sandbags or tarps please call the State Emergency Services (SES) call centre on 132 500.

Keep up-to-date with the latest weather information for the Rockhampton region.

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