Weather

Flood Warning - North Kimberley District

9 March 2017 10:12 WST

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Western Australia

Final Flood Warning for the North Kimberley District

Issued at 10:12 am WST on Thursday 9 March 2017
Flood Warning Number: 5

River rises and areas flooding are expected to ease in the North Kimberley
catchments over the coming days.

North Kimberley District:
Catchments in the North Kimberley include:
Keep River
King River
Pentecost River
Drysdale River
King Edward River

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 at
www.water.wa.gov.au

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

This advice is also available by dialling 1300 659 213. Warning, rainfall and
river information are available at www.bom.gov.au/wa/flood. The latest weather
forecast is available at www.bom.gov.au/wa/forecasts.