motorists should take care and drive with caution when crossing at Tumbinna
Pool on Nullagine River as water levels have risen and may lead to flash
changes to Flood Details and Road Closures
People in or near the De Grey
River Catchment area need to take action
now as minor flooding is expected today.
WHAT TO DO:
DFES advises you to:
Please note motorists should
take care and drive with caution when crossing at Tumbinna Pool on Nullagine
River as water levels have risen and may lead to flash flooding
A number of roads are closed
The following roads are open
Road information may also be
available by calling Main Roads WA on 138 138 or visiting http://www.mainroads.wa.gov.au/ or your
De Grey River Catchment
As at 11am the Bureau of
Meteorology advises there is a Minor Flood Warning for the De
Grey River Catchment area.
Minor flooding is occurring
within the De Grey River catchment.
The Nullagine River at
Tumbinna Pool is currently above the minor flood level (1.5m) at 2.0m
during Wednesday morning and steady.
The Oakover River at Ripon
Hills Road is above the minor flood level (1.5m) at 1.9m during Wednesday
morning and steady.
No significant rainfall is
forecast of the De Grey River catchment.
The De Grey River at Coolenar
Pool is expected to remain below the minor flood level (5.5m) during Wednesday
and into Thursday.
Current river levels are
available from Department of Water at http://www.water.wa.gov.au/.
SERVICES ARE DOING:
DFES is monitoring the
situation and responding as required.
SES volunteers have
rescued 11 people from flood events across five separate incidents
throughout the Pilbara.
IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE:
KEEP UP TO DATE:
call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow DFES on Twitter @dfes_wa or listen to news
For the latest flood
information call 1300 659 213 or visit www.bom.gov.au/wa/flood.
The next update will be issued when
the situation changes.
The specified alert has expired and is no longer active.
A new alert may have been issued for this incident.
Please visit the Alerts and Warnings page for the latest information.
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