Weather Warnings - Flooding Outlook Advice - Mid-West Region
A Commonwealth and State interagency partnership that provides
flood warning services for the community of Western Australia
Cancellation of Flood Watch for the Central West District
Issued at 11:04 am WST on Wednesday 15 February 2017
Western Australia Flood Warning Centre
Recent rainfall has caused significant river rises and areas of flooding in
catchments in the Central West District.
Whilst river rises are possible from flood waters moving downstream, minor
flooding is no longer expected in rivers in the Central West District.
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 Central West District will be issued for this
Information on road conditions contact Main Roads WA on 138 138 or visit
Some $140 million will be spent on flood mitigation in Adelaide's inner-south and south-west over the next 20 years after an agreement between the State Government and five local councils.
Perth is enjoying a warm and dry end to what has otherwise wet and relatively cool summer.
Parts of Australia's eastern seaboard could receive more than a month's worth of rain in the next week, raising the risk of flooding during the opening days of autumn.