The Emergency Alert for Lower Herbert has been CANCELLED.
 
An Emergency Alert flood message has been issued by Hinchinbrook Shire Council for residents of the Lower Herbert. 
 
The message advises that flood levels on the Herbert River at Halifax are expected to peak at 5.5 metres this afternoon. 
 
Residents of the Lower Herbert are advised to enact their household emergency plans. 
 
Further information is available at  http://disaster.hinchinbrook.qld.gov.au