Wet season safety information: significant stream rises at swimming locations within Paluma Range National Park
- 1 November 2022 to 6 April 2023
- 1 November 2022 9:29am
This alert applies to the following parks:
- Mount Spec, Paluma Range National ParkTownsville
- Paluma Range National ParkTownsville
- Jourama Falls, Paluma Range National ParkTownsville
During the North Queensland wet season, local heavy rainfall may cause significant stream rises at Jourama Falls, Little Crystal Creek, Rockslides waterhole and Paradise waterhole in Paluma Range National Park. During and after heavy rain, creek conditions change and become dangerous. Fast flowing, rapidly rising water, with strong currents, occurs. At these times, to stay safe, do not enter the water.
Visitors are urged to use caution at all times around waterways. Always supervise children closely.
Check weather conditions via the Bureau of Meteorology before visiting.
Read more on your safety during extreme weather events.
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