Weather Warnings - Flooding Outlook Advice - Southwest
A Commonwealth and State interagency partnership that provides flood warning
services for the community of Western Australia
Cancellation of Flood Watch for the South West District
Issued at 10:47 am WST on Sunday 17 July 2016
Western Australia Flood Warning Centre
No further significant rainfall is expected in the South West District.
River level rises are being recorded in catchments in the South West District
resulting from the rainfall during the last 72 hours.
A flood warning is current for Busselton Coastal Catchments.
It should be noted that some rivers are sharply rising in the South West
District, and care should be taken around flowing waterways.
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 forecast see www.bom.gov.au/wa/forecasts/
No further Flood Watches for the South West District will be issued unless
For information on road conditions contact Main Roads WA Customer Contact
Centre on 138 138 or at www.mainroads.wa.gov.au
Bedgerabong in the central west of New South Wales has been isolated by flood waters.
Adelaide residents are preparing for heavy rain and high winds forecast to hit later this week, in what the SES says could be one of the most significant weather events it has seen in South Australia.