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Weather Warnings - Flood Warning for WA

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Western Australia

Final Flood Warning for the Sandy Desert

Issued at 10:57 am WST on Wednesday 21 February 2018
The Bureau of Meteorology, Australia

Flood Warning Number: 5

River levels and areas of flooding are expected to ease in the Sandy Desert
Catchment from today.

For the 24 hours to 9 am Wednesday, no significant rainfall was observed in the
Sandy Desert region.

No significant rainfall is forecast for the catchment area in the outlook
period.


Sandy Desert:
Sandy Desert catchment is very wet but river levels and areas of flooding in
the catchment are expected to ease during Wednesday and Thursday. However, some
roads may still be impassable and some communities may remain isolated.

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
velocity.

Community information is available from DFES at www.dfes.wa.gov.au

Current river levels are available from Department of Water and Environmental
Regulation at www.water.wa.gov.au

Next issue:
This is a final warning, no further warnings will be issued for this event.

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.
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