Weather Warnings - Flooding Outlook Advice General
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Issued at 1:56 PM on Wednesday the 4th of January 2017
The following Watches/Warnings are current:
Minor Flood Warning for the Fitzroy River
Flood Warning for the North Kimberley District
Flood Warning for the Ord River
Initial Flood Warning for the West Kimberley District
Flood Watch for the Kimberley
For current information on road conditions contact Main Roads WA on 138 138 or
Less than three weeks into 2017, the desert town of Tennant Creek in the NT is already just 89 millimetres shy of reaching its average yearly rainfall, with the unusual downpour said to be leading to an influx of creepy crawlies.
Rain has continued to fall in parts of Central Australia, ensuring the current greenery continues.
The Great Northern Highway has been closed between Fitzroy Crossing and Halls Creek, as rivers rise across northern Western Australia following a week of steady rain.