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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

Final Flood Warning for the Pilbara Coastal Rivers
Issued at 3:48 pm WST on Friday 29 May 2015
Western Australia Flood Warning Centre


Rainfall has ceased in the Pilbara District with minimal falls recorded since 9
am Friday. No further rainfall is expected aside from isolated thunderstorms as
the system departs the region.

Further flooding is not expected in the Pilbara Coastal Rivers. No significant
riverine flooding is expected in the Fortescue and De Grey Rivers, although
local river rises are still possible.

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:
No further flood warnings for the Pilbara Coastal Rivers will be issued unless
conditions change.

Latest River Heights:
Yule River at Jelliabidina Well -8.38m steady 02:00 PM FRI 29/05/15
Turner River at Pincunah -0.64m steady 01:00 PM FRI 29/05/15
Sherlock River at Road Bridge 0.02m steady 02:00 PM FRI 29/05/15
Maitland River at Miaree Pool -0.46m steady 01:55 PM FRI 29/05/15

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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