Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - De Grey River Catchment
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
A Commonwealth and State interagency partnership that provides
flood warning services for the community of Western Australia
Final Flood Warning for the De Grey River Catchment
Issued at 11:05 am WST on Saturday 6 February 2016
Western Australia Flood Warning Centre
All river levels within the De Grey River catchment have now fallen below the
minor flood level.
No significant rainfall is forecast for the De Grey River catchment for the
next few days.
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 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 will be issued for the De-Grey River Catchment unless
Latest River Heights:
Oakover River at Ripon Hills Road 0.65m steady 10:00 AM SAT 06/02/16
Nullagine River at Nullagine 0.4m steady 10:00 AM SAT 06/02/16
Nullagine River at Tumbinna Pool 0.98m steady 10:00 AM SAT 06/02/16
Coongan River at Marble Bar 0.21m steady 09:15 AM SAT 06/02/16
Coongan River at Marble Bar Rd xing 1.14m steady 09:10 AM SAT 06/02/16
Shaw River at North Pole Mine -0m steady 09:15 AM SAT 06/02/16
Shaw River at Marble Bar Rd xing 0.65m steady 10:00 AM SAT 06/02/16
De Grey River at Coolenar Pool 1.39m steady 09:15 AM SAT 06/02/16
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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