Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Murray River Catchment

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Western Australia

Final Flood Warning For The Murray River
Issued at 10:30 AM WST on Saturday 31 July 2021
Flood Watch Number: 3

River levels along the at Murray River at Pinjarra peaked below the minor flood level.
In the 24 hours to 9:00 am Saturday, widespread rainfall totals of 5-10 mm were recorded in the Murray River catchment. No significant rainfall is forecast during the remainder of Saturday. Rainfall totals of 5-15 mm are forecast for the remainder of the weekend.
Catchment conditions are wet from recent rainfall which combined with areas of flooding may adversely affect road conditions in the Murray River catchment, especially downstream of Pinjarra.

Murray River:
Minor flooding is no longer expected at Pinjarra. However localised flooding may continue downstream of Pinjarra.

The Murray River at Pinjarra peaked at 5.35 metres around 05:00 pm Friday 30 July and is currently at 4.99 metres and steady.
The Murray River at Pinjarra will remain below the minor flood level (6.50 m) during Saturday. However the river is likely to remain near its current level at least until Monday when it will then start to recede.

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
Current river levels are available from Department of Water and Environmental Regulation at

Next issue:
This is a final warning, no further warnings will be issued for this event.

Latest River Heights:
Crossman River at Rivendale,1.29,Steady,10:00 AM SAT 31/07/21
Hotham River at Marradong Rd,2.54,Steady,10:00 AM SAT 31/07/21
Williams River at Saddlebank Rd,3.41,Steady,10:00 AM SAT 31/07/21
Murray River at Baden Powell Spout,3.58,Steady,10:00 AM SAT 31/07/21
Murray River at Pinjarra,4.99,Steady,10:00 AM SAT 31/07/21

This advice is also available by dialling 1300 659 210. Warning, rainfall and river information are available at The latest weather forecast is available at
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