Flood Warning for De Grey River

IDW39845

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology

Minor Flood Warning for the Nullagine and Coongan Rivers

Issued at 9:06 am WST on Thursday 26 January 2023

Flood Warning Number: 3

MINOR FLOODING OCCURRING ALONG THE NULLAGINE AND COONGAN RIVERS

No significant rainfall has been recorded in the past 48 hours to 9:00 am Thursday.

Showers and thunderstorms are forecast for the next few days which may produce renewed river level rises.

River level rises and areas of flooding may adversely affect road conditions. Some roads may become impassable and some communities may be isolated. Check road conditions before travelling.

Nullagine River:

Minor flooding is occurring along the Nullagine River at Tumbinna Pool.

Coongan River:

Minor flooding is occurring along the Coongan River at Marble Bar.

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 and Environmental Regulation at www.water.wa.gov.au/maps-and-data/monitoring/river-level-monitoring

Next Issue:

The next warning will be issued by 10:00 am WST on Friday 27 January 2023.

Latest River Heights:

Location Height of River (m) Tendency Date/Time of Observation
Oakover River at Ripon Hills Road 0.23 Falling 08:00 AM THU 26/01/23
Nullagine River at Nullagine 0.27 Falling 08:00 AM THU 26/01/23
Nullagine River at Tumbinna Pool 1.98 Falling 07:00 AM THU 26/01/23
Coongan River at Marble Bar 1.00 Falling 07:00 AM THU 26/01/23
Coongan River at Marble Bar Rd Crossing 0.51 Falling 08:00 AM THU 26/01/23
Shaw River at North Pole Mine -0.19 Falling 07:15 AM THU 26/01/23
Shaw River at Marble Bar Road Crossing -0.11 Steady 08:00 AM THU 26/01/23
De Grey River at Coolenar Pool 2.31 Steady 08:00 AM THU 26/01/23

This advice is also available by dialling 1300 659 210. 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.