* Please note the Perth metropolitan warning is for the Moore River catchment only. The flood watch for the Lower West and South West Districts has been cancelled.
People in parts of the northern Perth metropolitan area and Midwest Gascoyne should prepare for possible minor flooding expected over the weekend.
River catchments within the flood watch area include the:
There is no immediate danger but you need to keep up to date in case the situation changes.
WHAT TO DO:
DFES advises you to:
People in the South West and Lower South West should take care after rising water levels in local rivers and streams.
The Bureau of Meteorology advises the Flood Watch as been cancelled for the Lower West District and South West District.
Road information may be available from Main Roads WA by calling 138 138 or visiting www.mainroads.wa.gov.au or the local shire.
As at 10.58am on 27 March 2016 the Bureau of Meteorology advises there is a Flood Watch for the Central West District.
Heavy rainfall has been recorded in the the Central West District. For the 24 hours to 9am Saturday, rainfall totals up to 65 mm was recorded. For the 24 hours to 9am Sunday, rainfall totals of 10mm to 40mm have been recorded in southern areas of the Central West District.
Significant river level rises are possible in southern areas of the Central West District. Catchments at risk within the Flood Watch area include the Moore River and Hill River catchments.
The Flood Watch for the Lower West District and South West District has been cancelled as forecast rain in these areas is no longer expected to result in flooding.
Current river levels are available from Department of Water at www.water.wa.gov.au
WHAT EMERGENCY SERVICES ARE DOING:
DFES is monitoring the situation.
IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE:
KEEP UP TO DATE:
Visit www.dfes.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow DFES on Twitter @dfes_wa or listen to news bulletins.
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The specified alert has expired and is no longer active.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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