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Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Pilbara Streams

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia

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

Flood Warning for the Pilbara Coastal Rivers.
Issued at 1:48 pm WST on Wednesday 27 May 2015
Western Australia Flood Warning Centre

Local flooding is being experienced along the Pilbara Coastal Rivers and is
expected to continue during Wednesday and Thursday.

Persistent rainfall over the last five days along the Pilbara coast is causing
localised flooding in rivers and streams along the Pilbara Coast. Rainfall and
local flooding is expected to continue during Wednesday and Thursday before
easing on Friday.

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 advice is available by dialling 1300 659 213. Warnings, rainfall and
river information are available at http://www.bom.gov.au/wa/flood/

Weather Forecast:
For the latest weather forecast see www.bom.gov.au/wa/forecasts/

Next Issue:
The next flood warning for the Pilbara Coastal Rivers will be issued by 11am
Thursday 28th May 2015.

Latest River Heights:
Yule River at Jelliabidina Well -0.14m steady 12:55 PM WED 27/05/15
Turner River at Pincunah -0.64m steady 12:00 PM WED 27/05/15
Sherlock River at Road Bridge -0.17m steady 12:00 PM WED 27/05/15
Maitland River at Miaree Pool -0.46m steady 12:45 PM WED 27/05/15

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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