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 South Coastal Rivers
Issued at 10:44 AM WST on Wednesday 05 August 2020
Flood Watch Number: 3
Areas of flooding and adverse road conditions are easing in the South Coastal Rivers district. However, some river levels near the coast will remain elevated during Wednesday.

In the 24 hours to 9:00 am Wednesday, rainfall totals of 20-30 mm have been observed near coastal areas of the South Coastal Rivers district, with an isolated higher total of 55 mm at Wellstead.
No significant rainfall is forecast over the next few days.
Observed rainfall in the affected catchments may result in some further river rises at times resulting in areas of flooding and adverse impact on road conditions. Some roads may be impassable and communities linked by roads may be isolated.

South Coastal Rivers

South Coastal Rivers:

This flood watch is available by dialling 1300 659 213. For more information on the Flood Watch Service visit

Flood Safety Advice:
Current river levels are available from Department of Water and Environmental Regulation at
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}

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

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