Weather Warnings - Flooding Outlook Advice - Goldfields
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
A Commonwealth and State interagency partnership that provides
flood warning services for the community of Western Australia
Flood Watch for the Goldfields
Issued at 4:39 pm WST on Monday 20 January 2014
Western Australia Flood Warning Centre
Rainfall associated with a deep tropical low is expected to cause stream rises
and possible areas of flooding in the Goldfields area during Tuesday and into
Rainfall totals of 40mm to 70mm with possible isolated higher totals up to
150mm are forecast for Tuesday until 9am Wednesday.
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
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/
The next flood watch for the Goldfields will be issued by 10am Tuesday 21
Information on road conditions contact Main Roads WA Customer Contact Centre on
138 138 or at www.mainroads.wa.gov.au.