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Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Goldfields District

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia

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

Cancellation of Flood Warning for the Southern Goldfields District.
Issued at 10:44 am WST on Monday 20 October 2014
Western Australia Flood Warning Centre


Stream rises and isolated areas of flooding have been reported in the Southern
Goldfields District over the weekend and today, Monday. No further flooding is
expected to develop in the district and creeks and rivers are expected to
recede as water moves into local lakes.

No significant rainfall is expected in the district over the next three days.

Rainfall for the 24 hours to 9am today, Monday include;
MOUNT BURDETT (DAFWA) 88mm
TELINA DOWNS 82mm
SALMON GUMS RES STN 43mm
BULONG 34mm

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 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 warning 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 forecast see www.bom.gov.au/wa/forecasts/

Next Issue:
No further warnings for Southern Goldfields District will be issued unless
conditions change.

For information on road conditions contact Main Roads WA Customer Contact
Centre on 138 138 or at www.mainroads.wa.gov.au.
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