The Emergency Alert for Charters Towers has been CANCELLED.

An Emergency Alert flood message has been issued for residents in the Charters Towers area.

There is a major flood warning for the Burdekin River. With forecast rainfall, the Burdekin River at Sellheim may reach close to 19 metres late Tuesday evening.

Macrossan Bridge at Sellheim will be closed for the next two to three days, and potentially for longer.

For flood assistance please call SES on 132 500 or contact TRIPLE ZERO (000) for life threatening emergencies.

For more information visit www.getready.ctrc.qld.gov.au