Weather Warnings - Flooding Outlook Advice - Pilbara
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 10:52 am WST on Saturday 11 February 2017
Western Australia Flood Warning Centre
Recent rainfall associated with a tropical low has caused some river rises and
areas of flooding in catchments in the Pilbara District. Renewed river rises
are possible due to rainfall from thunderstorm activity and flood waters moving
downstream, however no further widespread flooding is anticipated.
A flood Warning remains current for the De Grey River
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
Community information is available from DFES at www.dfes.wa.gov.au
Current river levels are available from Department of Water at
This flood watch is available by dialling 1300 659 213. Warnings, rainfall and
river information are available at www.bom.gov.au/wa/flood
For the latest weather forecasts see www.bom.gov.au/wa/forecasts
No further flood watches for the Pilbara District will be issued for this event.
Information on road conditions contact Main Roads WA on 138 138 or visit
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