Weather Warnings - Flood Warning for WA

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Western Australia
This Flood Watch provides early advice of possible flooding within the specified catchments.

Final Flood Watch For The Blackwood River
Issued at 10:39 AM WST on Tuesday 13 April 2021
Flood Watch Number: 5
FLOODING IS NO LONGER EXPECTED IN THE BLACKWOOD RIVER

Ex-Tropical Cyclone Seroja fed a band of moisture into the South West which caused widespread heavy rainfall over the South West District.
Heavy rainfall has now eased over the Blackwood River catchment.
In the 24 hours to 9:00 am Tuesday, no significant rainfall has been recorded in the Blackwood River catchment.
No significant rainfall is forecast for the remainder of Tuesday and into Wednesday.
River rises may adversely affected road conditions. While river levels subside, roads may still be impacted for some time. Check road conditions before travelling.

Catchments likely to be affected include:
Blackwood River

Blackwood River:
Cancellation

This flood watch is available by dialling 1300 659 213. For more information on the Flood Watch Service visit http://www.bom.gov.au/water/floods/floodWarningServices.shtml

Flood Safety Advice:
Current river levels are available from Department of Water and Environmental Regulation at www.water.wa.gov.au/maps-and-data/monitoring/river-level-monitoring
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}

Next issue:
This is a final Flood Watch, no further watches will be issued for this event.

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