Weather Warnings - Flooding Outlook Advice - Gascoyne
A Commonwealth and State interagency partnership that provides
flood warning services for the community of Western Australia
Cancellation of Flood Watch for the Gascoyne District
Issued at 10:43 am WST on Wednesday 6 July 2016
Western Australia Flood Warning Centre
No further significant rainfall is forecast in the Gascoyne District. Some
rivers and streams are flowing from recent rainfall however widespread flooding
is not expected in the Gascoyne District for the forecast outlook period.
For the 24 hours to 9am Wednesday rainfall totals reaching 40mm inland Gascoyne
with Three Rivers reaching 44.4mm.
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.
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 flood watches for the Gascoyne will be issued unless conditions change.
Information on road conditions contact Main Roads WA on 138 138 or visit
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