Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Goldfields District
Final Flood Warning for the Goldfields District
Issued at 10:44 am WST on Monday 27 March 2017
Flood Warning Number: 3
Heavy rainfall associated with a low pressure system has caused river rises and
areas of flooding in the Goldfields District over the past few days. River
rises and areas of flooding are expected to ease in the Goldfields District
during Monday into Tuesday.
Though flooding is expected to ease in the Goldfields District, some roads may
remain impassable and some communities may remain isolated over the next few
Flood Safety Advice:
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 is a final warning, no further warnings will be issued for this event.
This advice is also available by dialling 1300 659 213. Warning, rainfall and
river information are available at www.bom.gov.au/wa/flood. The latest weather
forecast is available at www.bom.gov.au/wa/forecasts.
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