Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - De Grey River Catchment
Final Flood Warning for the De Grey River Catchment
Issued at 10:46 am WST on Monday 24 April 2017
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Western Australia
Flood Warning Number: 8
River levels and areas of minor flooding are expected to continue to ease in
the De Grey River catchment.
There is no significant rainfall forecast for the De Grey River catchment
The Oakover River at Ripon Hills Road remains above the minor flood level (1.5
metres) and is steady.
De Grey River:
The De Grey River at Coolenar Pool peaked at 3.65 metres (below the minor
flood level 5.5 metres) overnight Sunday 23 April and is currently at 2.57
metres and falling. The river is expected to continue to fall.
Flood Safety Advice:
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 is a final warning, no further warnings will be issued for this event.
Latest River Heights:
Oakover River at Ripon Hills Road, 1.50, Steady, 09:05 AM MON 24/04/17
Nullagine River at Nullagine, 0.54, Steady, 09:00 AM MON 24/04/17
Nullagine River at Tumbinna Pool, 1.32, Steady, 09:05 AM MON 24/04/17
Coongan River at Marble Bar, 0.48, Steady, 09:10 AM MON 24/04/17
Coongan River at Marble Bar Rd Crossing, 1.29, Steady, 09:10 AM MON 24/04/17
Shaw River at North Pole Mine, 0.31, Steady, 09:10 AM MON 24/04/17
Shaw River at Marble Bar Road Crossing, 0.78, Steady, 09:10 AM MON 24/04/17
De Grey River at Coolenar Pool, 2.57, Falling, 09:10 AM MON 24/04/17
This advice is also available by dialling 1300 659 213. Warning, rainfall and
river information are available at www.bom.gov.au/wa/flood. The latest weather
forecast is available at www.bom.gov.au/wa/forecasts.
No rain fell in Perth at all during the month of April for only the fourth time in the past 140 years, according to the Bureau of Meteorology.
There were two decent rounds of alpine snow last month and much of Australia's southeast shivered through their coldest temperatures in at least six months last week.
A front is bringing a colder showery change to southern Australia, dropping temperatures by five-to-10 degrees.