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 Harvey, Collie And Preston River Catchments
Issued at 10:56 AM WST on Friday 30 July 2021
Flood Watch Number: 6
FLOODING IS NO LONGER EXPECTED IN THE HARVEY, COLLIE AND PRESTON RIVER CATCHMENTS

A strong cold front has moved over southeast of the State Thursday evening bring showers to the Lower West and South West District Rivers.
Rainfall totals of 10 - 25 mm have been recorded in the Harvey, Collie and Preston river catchments during the 24 hours to 9:00 am Friday.
Heavy rainfall is now easing over the Lower West and South West District Rivers.
Rainfall totals of 5 - 10 mm are forecast for the flood watch area for the remainder of Friday into Saturday.
River rises are occurring as a result of the observed rainfall and areas of flooding are possible. While river levels subside, roads may still be impacted for some time. Check road conditions before travelling.

Catchments likely to be affected include:
Harvey River
Collie River
Preston River
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 https://www.emergency.wa.gov.au/}

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

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