Floods are expected to hit Dalby as locals warned to take caution.
Floods are expected to hit Dalby as locals warned to take caution.

Emergency flooding alert for Dalby

An emergency alert has been issued for Dalby residents.

The Western Downs Regional Council says Myall Creek is expected to peak today due to heavy rainfall in the area.

Major flooding may occur especially in the Myall Creek area.

Residents are advised to monitor the situation, notify neighbours and take action to protect lives and property, if necessary. 

Residents should visit the Bureau of Meteorology website for more information, tune into local media for updates and contact the State Emergency Service on 132 500 for flood assistance.