Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Western Australia
Final Flood Watch for the Murchison River
Issued at 10:40 am WST on Thursday 18 January 2018
The Bureau of Meteorology, Australia
Flood Watch Number: 9
Rainfall has cleared and no further flooding is expected in the Murchison River
Earlier in the week Ex-Tropical Cyclone Joyce brought significant falls to the
Murchison region resulting in significant stream and river rises. No further
significant rainfall is expected from this event.
While significant river rises will be observed in the Murchison River
downstream from Emu Springs no flooding is expected.
This flood watch is available by dialling 1300 659 213. For more information on
the Flood Watch Service visit
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
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
This is a final Flood Watch, no further watches will be issued for this event.