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 Pilbara District Rivers

Issued at 11:38 am WST on Tuesday 26 March 2019
Flood Watch Number: 8

Widespread heavy rain associated with Severe Tropical Cyclone Veronica is now
causing significant flooding in some catchments within the Pilbara Coast Rivers
catchments.

Refer to current Flood Warnings for the Pilbara Coastal Rivers and the De Grey
River catchments.

Rain will gradually ease during Tuesday.

Some parts of the catchments may still experience river rises and areas of
flooding may adversely affect road conditions. Some roads may become impassable
and some communities may become isolated.


Flooding is no longer expected in the following catchments:

Fortescue River


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:
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 Flood Watch, no further watches will be issued for this event.
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