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Weather Warnings - Flooding Outlook Advice - Pilbara

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia

A Commonwealth and State interagency partnership that provides
flood warning services for the community of Western Australia

Cancellation of Flood Watch for the Pilbara District
Issued at 10:34 am WST on Sunday 31 January 2016
Western Australia Flood Warning Centre


Widespread flooding is not expected to develop in the western part of the
Pilbara District though river rises may occur due to rainfall associated with
thunderstorm activity in the next few days.

No significant rainfall is forecast in the western part of the Pilbara District
for the 48 hours to 9am Tuesday.

Please note that flood warnings are still current for the De Grey River,
Fortescue River, and Pilbara Coastal Rivers catchments.

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 at
www.water.wa.gov.au

This flood watch is available by dialling 1300 659 213. Warnings, rainfall and
river information are available at www.bom.gov.au/wa/flood

Weather Forecast:
For the latest weather forecasts see www.bom.gov.au/wa/forecasts

Next Issue:
No further flood watches for the Pilbara District will be issued unless
conditions change.

Information on road conditions contact Main Roads WA on 138 138 or visit
www.mainroads.wa.gov.au
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