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Weather Warnings - Flooding Outlook Advice - Gascoyne

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia

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

Flood Watch for the Gascoyne District
Issued at 10:32 am WST on Friday 1 May 2015
Western Australia Flood Warning Centre


Flooding may develop in the Gascoyne District on Saturday and Sunday.

Moderate to heavy rainfall associated with with Severe Tropical Cyclone Quang
is forecast for the western parts of the Gascoyne District starting from Friday
afternoon and extending into the weekend. In the western part of the Gascoyne
District, widespread rainfall totals of 50 to 100 mm is forecast, with isolated
totals up to 150 mm expected for the 24 hours to 9 am Saturday.

Catchments where flooding may develop include:
Gascoyne River
Wooramel River
Murchison River

DFES's State Emergency Service (SES) 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:
The next flood watch for the Gascoyne District will be issued by 11am WST
Saturday 2 May 2015.

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