Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Goldfields District
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
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
This flood warning 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 warnings for Southern Goldfields 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.
Once the southerly change bumped into a low pressure trough sitting just off the Sydney coast last night, things became electric between the two.
Flood-affected farmers in the Ravensthorpe shire on the south coast of WA say the State Government has been slow in reacting to their plight, adding there is a lack of comprehension around the scale of the damage.
The seasonal outlook for autumn is hot and dry, but what is causing it? Both maximum and minimum temperatures look to be above average, especially for central Australia, extending down through inland NSW and western VIC.