Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Western Australia
Final Flood Watch for the Pilbara River Catchments
Issued at 11:02 am WST on Friday 8 June 2018
The Bureau of Meteorology, Australia
Flood Watch Number: 5
Flooding is no longer likely in the Onslow and Pilbara Coastal Rivers.
A trough and associated rain band lies over the northeast Gascoyne, Pilbara and
Interior. The rain band will weaken later today, before gradually dissipating
While areas of rain and showers are still likely in the area, falls are
expected to be below 20 mm to 9 am Saturday.
No further flooding is expected for this event.
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.