Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - West Kimberley District
Final Flood Warning for the West Kimberley District
Issued at 10:43 am WST on Saturday 7 January 2017
Flood Warning Number: 4
Widespread flooding is not expected in the catchments in the West Kimberley
District during next few days.
West Kimberley District:
River rises and areas of flooding occurred in the following catchments during
the past few days. Renewed river rises may occur as flood water moves down
stream. However, widespread flooding is not expected in the catchments during
the next few days:
Prince Regent River
Cape Leveque Coast
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:
Lennard River at Mount Joseph, 2.17, Steady, 10:20 AM Sat 07/01/17
Isdell River at Dales Yard, 2.32, Steady, 10:00 AM Sat 07/01/17
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.
A couple of scorchers are on the way for Adelaide, Melbourne, Canberra and Sydney over the next few days.
Following a good start to January 2017 rainfall, when 125mm fell during the first 48 hours of the year, conditions have been relatively dry for the Northern Territory capital.
In the early hours of the morning, Brisbane had its warmest minimum temperature since at least 1999, when the mercury halted its descent at 28 degrees just after 3am.