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Flooding closes Goldfields Highway section

Thursday May 9, 2013 - 13:33 EST

The Goldfields Highway between Meekatharra and Wiluna has been closed due to flooding.

Main Roads says the closure will be reassessed later today.

Motorists are urged to avoid the area where possible.


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