Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Preston River Catchment
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
A Commonwealth and State interagency partnership that provides
flood warning services for the community of Western Australia
Cancellation of Flood Warning for the Preston River Catchment
Issued at 8:08 am WST on Tuesday 24 September 2013
Western Australia Flood Warning Centre
At 7:45am this morning the Preston River at Donnybrook was at the minor flood
level of 3.5 metres and is expected to continue to fall. Downstream at Boyanup
Bridge was 2.7 metres after peaking at about 2.8 metres overnight.
Rainfall in the Preston River catchment is forecast to be less to be less than
10mm during today.
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 advice 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 will be issued unless forecast continues change.
Latest River Heights:
Thompson Brook at Woodperry 1.68m steady 08:00 AM TUE 24/09/13
Preston River at Donnybrook 3.50m falling 07:45 AM TUE 24/09/13
Preston River at Boyanup Br 2.74m falling 07:40 AM TUE 24/09/13
Preston River at Lowden Rd Bridge 2.69m steady 07:00 AM TUE 24/09/13
Ferguson River at South Western Hwy 1.10m steady 07:55 AM TUE 24/09/13
Information on road conditions contact Main Roads WA Customer Contact Centre on
138 138 or at www.mainroads.wa.gov.au.