The Gold Coast has experienced more than 45 floods since 1925 with many of those causing damage to property, roads and natural environments. These floods generally occur when excessive runoff from rain or a coastal storm surge cause the water level from a creek, river, lake or coastline to spill over.What to do in case of flood in QLD?
For flood emergency assistance contact the SES on 132 500. For life threatening emergencies, call Triple Zero (000) immediately. Current emergency information is available at www.qld.gov.au/alerts.Is there an emergency alert on the Gold Coast?
LATEST @ 2.50PM: An emergency alert has been issued for parts of the Gold Coast with the risk of flooding increasing. A Watch and Act is now in place for low lying areas of the Currumbin, Mudgeeraba and Tallebudgera catchments.