Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - West Kimberley District
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
A Commonwealth and State interagency partnership that provides
flood warning services for the community of Western Australia
Cancellation of Flood Warning for the West Kimberley including Cape Leveque
Issued at 9:43 am WST on Tuesday 11 February 2014
Western Australia Flood Warning Centre
Rivers levels are generally now falling in the the Lennard, Isdell and Price
Regent Rivers in the West Kimberley and the Cape Leveque area.
For the 24 hours to 9am Wednesday forecast rainfall totals of 10m to 30mm with
isolated heavier falls up to 50mm possible.
The forecast rainfall may cause some renewed stream rises however flooding is
not expected to redevelop.
DFES's State Emergency Service (SES) 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
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 forecasts see www.bom.gov.au/wa/forecasts/
No further warnings will be issued for the West Kimberly catchments for this
event unless the forecast rainfall situation changes.
Latest River Heights:
Lennard River at Mount Joseph 3.7m falling 08:30 AM TUE 11/02/14
Isdell River at Dales Yard 4.33m falling 08:30 AM TUE 11/02/14
Information on road conditions contact Main Roads WA Customer Contact Centre on
138 138 or at www.mainroads.wa.gov.au.