Fairfax Media Network

Weather Warnings - Flood Warning for WA

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Western Australia

Final Flood Watch for the South West District Rivers

Issued at 11:49 am WST on Tuesday 14 August 2018
The Bureau of Meteorology, Australia

Flood Watch Number: 2

Flooding is no longer likely along rivers in the South West District.

No significant rainfall is forecast for Wednesday.

With less than expected observed rainfall, minor flood levels are no longer
likely, catchment conditions are wet, river levels are high and caution should
still be taken around water ways.

Flooding is no longer expected in the following catchments:

Harvey River

Collie River

Preston River

Blackwood River

Busselton Coastal Rivers

South West District Rivers

This flood watch is available by dialling 1300 659 213. For more information on
the Flood Watch Service visit
http://www.bom.gov.au/water/floods/floodWarningServices.shtml

Flood Safety Advice:
DFES advises people and communities to be aware that flooding is possible and
be prepared to relocate equipment and livestock. Watch water levels. Travellers
need to be aware that road conditions may be adversely affected and travel
plans may need to be reconsidered. Do not drive into water of unknown depth and
velocity.

Community information is available from DFES at www.dfes.wa.gov.au

Current river levels are available from Department of Water and Environmental
Regulation at www.water.wa.gov.au



Next issue:
This is a final Flood Watch, no further watches will be issued for this event.
Display Your Local Weather

Weather News

Perth's summer set to be a hot one according to the Bureau of Meteorology summer forecast

07:27 EDT

A spring scorcher today of 37 degrees Celsius is shaping up as a taste of things to come, with a hot summer heading our way — in stark contrast to the unusually cool summer of 2017-18.

New weather app 'a quantum leap' for understanding extreme events

06:45 EDT

Rain of biblical proportions, heatwaves, tornadoes and bushfires — extreme weather events happen around the world on a regular basis and Australian scientists are hoping to improve their forecasting with the help of citizen scientists.

Expansion of telehealth services for drought-affected farmers marks a good step forward, doctor says

06:45 EDT

As Australian telehealth services expand to accommodate drought-affected farmers, experts say there is still room for substantial growth in the sector.