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Please be advised that the following roads are now closed to ALL heavy traffic, with access available only to emergency traffic (light 4x4 vehicles). Road conditions include water over floodways, and very boggy conditions.

The roads currently closed are:

1. Urandangi Road

2. Julius Road

3. May Downs Road

4. Gregory Shortcut Road (sealed section)

5. Gunpowder Road (closed to damage by heavy traffic access)

6. Riversleigh Road

7. Highland Plains Road


Drivers are advised to exercise extreme caution on the region's roads, with a Severe Weather Warning issued by the Bureau of Meteorology for possible flash flooding and heavy rainfall on Friday, February 1, and Saturday, February 2, across most of North West Queensland. Please click here for more information.