Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
A Commonwealth and State interagency partnership that provides
flood warning services for the community of Western Australia
Cancellation of Flood Watch for the Lower West District
Issued at 10:33 am WST on Monday 14 August 2017
Western Australia Flood Warning Centre
A strong cold front is moving along the south coast, followed by a strong
westerly flow and another cold front late on Tuesday.
Whilst river rises are possible due to recent rainfall over the past week,
widespread flooding is no longer expected in the Lower West District.
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 at
This flood watch is available by dialling 1300 659 213. Warnings, rainfall and
river information are available at www.bom.gov.au/wa/flood
For the latest weather forecast see www.bom.gov.au/wa/forecasts/
No further flood watches for the Lower West District will be issued unless
For information on road conditions contact Main Roads WA Customer Contact
Centre on 138 138 or at www.mainroads.wa.gov.au