**This Emergency Alert has been cancelled**

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Emergency Alert for Leyburn as at 8.45pm Tues 23 Mar

An Emergency Alert for residents of Leyburn has been issued by the Southern Downs Local Disaster Management Group.

It advises that the Canal Creek at Leyburn is likely to reach a minor to moderate flood level in the coming hours due to rainfall.

Residents are advised to secure their belongings, warn their neighbours about the potential for flooding and move to higher ground if in a low-lying area.

Residents should call the State Emergency Service on 132 500 for assistance with flood damage and call Triple Zero (000) in a life-threatening emergency.

Further information is available at disasterdashboard.sdrc.qld.gov.au