**This Emergency Alert has been cancelled**

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Emergency Alert for Gympie local government area as at 7.30am, Sat 8 Jan

The Gympie Regional Council has issued an Emergency Alert for all residents in its local government area regarding possible major flooding. Residents are advised to stay off the roads. They are also advised to stay tuned to the Bureau of Meteorology for further updates. More information about flood heights in the area can be found at http://www.bom.gov.au/qld/warnings/flood/mary-river.shtml