Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Western Australia
Minor Flood Warning For The Upper Swan River
Issued at 10:24 AM WST on Thursday 18 August 2022
Flood Watch Number: 3
MINOR FLOODING TO CONTINUE AT WALYUNGA INTO THE WEEKEND
Rainfall over the past few days across the Swan and Avon River catchments, has caused river level rises along the tributaries of the upper Swan River. Minor flooding is occurring at Walyunga with further rises expected over the next few days as upstream floodwaters arrive. No significant flooding is expected further downstream along the Swan River.
No significant rainfall is expected over the catchment area for the next few days.
Swan River upstream of Walyunga:
Minor flooding is occurring along the Swan River to Walyunga.
The Swan River at Walyunga is currently at 4.05 metres and rising with minor flooding.
The Swan River at Walyunga is expected to remain above the minor flood level (3.50 m) into the weekend.
Swan River downstream of Walyunga:
No flooding is expected along the Swan River downstream of Walyunga.
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.emergency.wa.gov.au
Current river levels are available from Department of Water and Environmental Regulation at www.water.wa.gov.au
The next warning will be issued by 11:00 am WST on Friday 19 August 2022.
Latest River Heights:
Brockman River at Tanamerah,1.66,Steady,10:00 AM THU 18/08/22
Brockman River at Yalliawirra,1.60,Steady,10:00 AM THU 18/08/22
Wooroloo Brook at Karls Ranch,1.18,Steady,10:00 AM THU 18/08/22
Swan River at Walyunga,4.05,Rising,10:00 AM THU 18/08/22
Ellen Brook at Railway Parade,1.05,Steady,10:00 AM THU 18/08/22
Darkin River at Pine Plantation,1.27,Steady,10:00 AM THU 18/08/22
Helene River at Poison Lease,1.07,Steady,10:00 AM THU 18/08/22
Helena Brook at Trew Road,0.50,Steady,10:00 AM THU 18/08/22
Jane Brook at National Park,0.43,Steady,10:00 AM THU 18/08/22
Swan River at Meadow Street Bridge,1.66,Steady,10:00 AM THU 18/08/22
Barrack Street Jetty,1.03,Steady,10:11 AM THU 18/08/22
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.
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7 day forecast
Dog Swamp 7 day forecast
Today: Becoming cloudy. Patchy fog early this morning. Light winds.
Forecast for Dog Swamp (31.8942°S, 115.8494°E, 63m AMSL) Thu Fri Sat Sun Mon Tue Wed Summary Minimum 5° 9° 9° 8° 8° 6° 8° Maximum 17° 18° 20° 19° 18° 18° 20° Chance of rain 5% 20% 5% 20% 5% 5% 20% Likely amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm UV index Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate - - Frost risk Slight Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm Wind speed 9
Wind direction NE W NE SW ENE N ESE SW SE ESE E E E ENE Relative humidity 91% 55% 83% 63% 86% 53% 84% 57% 73% 45% 70% 46% 66% 42% Dew point 8°C 7°C 10°C 10°C 11°C 9°C 10°C 10°C 7°C 5°C 5°C 6°C 5°C 6°C
Sunrise and sunset times
Sunrise / Sunset for Dog Swamp (31.8942°S, 115.8494°E, 63m AMSL) First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon rise Moon set Moon phase Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon 6:25am WST 6:50am WST 5:51pm WST 6:16pm WST 10:34am WST Waning gibbous Last quarter Aug 19 New moon Aug 27 First quarter Sep 04 Full moon Sep 10
Temperature for next 7 days
0 Thursday Thursday 17 1 Friday Friday 18 2 Saturday Saturday 20 3 Sunday Sunday 19 4 Monday Monday 18 5 Tuesday Tuesday 18 6 Wednesday Wednesday 20 7 Wednesday Wednesday 20
Rain for next 7 days
0 Thursday Thursday 0 1 Friday Friday 0 2 Saturday Saturday 0 3 Sunday Sunday 0 4 Monday Monday 0 5 Tuesday Tuesday 0 6 Wednesday Wednesday 0 7 Wednesday Wednesday 0