Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Western Australia
Initial Minor Flood Warning For The Upper Swan River
Issued at 12:32 PM WST on Tuesday 16 August 2022
Flood Watch Number: 1
MINOR FLOODING LIKELY AT WALYUNGA WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.
Rainfall overnight Monday into Tuesday across the Swan and Avon River catchments, has caused river level rises along the tributaries of the upper Swan River. Minor flooding is likely to develop during Wednesday at Walyunga. No significant flooding is expected further downstream along the Swan River.
No significant rainfall or renewed rises are expected over the catchment area in the next few days.
Swan River upstream of Walyunga:
Minor flooding is likely along the Swan River upstream of Walyunga.
The Swan River at Walyunga is currently at 2.72 metres and rising.
The Swan River at Walyunga is likely to reach the minor flood level (3.50 m) Wednesday afternoon.
Swan River downstream of Walyunga:
No flooding is expected 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 Wednesday 17 August 2022.
Latest River Heights:
Brockman River at Tanamerah,1.40,Rising,12:00 PM TUE 16/08/22
Brockman River at Yalliawirra,1.39,Rising,11:00 AM TUE 16/08/22
Wooroloo Brook at Karls Ranch,1.09,Rising,12:00 PM TUE 16/08/22
Swan River at Walyunga,2.72,Rising,12:00 PM TUE 16/08/22
Ellen Brook at Railway Parade,0.90,Rising,12:00 PM TUE 16/08/22
Darkin River at Pine Plantation,0.49,Rising,12:00 PM TUE 16/08/22
Helene River at Poison Lease,0.83,Rising,12:10 PM TUE 16/08/22
Helena Brook at Trew Road,0.64,Rising,12:00 PM TUE 16/08/22
Jane Brook at National Park,0.55,Rising,12:00 PM TUE 16/08/22
Swan River at Meadow Street Bridge,0.77,Steady,12:00 PM TUE 16/08/22
Barrack Street Jetty,1.36,Steady,12:15 PM TUE 16/08/22
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
Quindanning 7 day forecast
Today: Cloudy. Very high (near 100%) chance of rain, most likely in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Possible small hail in the SW in the afternoon. Winds W/NW 20 to 30 km/h tending W/SW 15 to 25 km/h in the early afternoon then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 8 with daytime temperatures reaching around 14.
Forecast for Quindanning (33.0428°S, 116.5676°E, 202m AMSL) Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Mon Tue Summary Minimum 8° 3° 7° 5° 5° 6° 3° Maximum 11° 14° 15° 17° 17° 12° 13° Chance of rain 60% 20% 10% 5% 50% 10% 5% Likely amount 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm UV index - - - - - - - Frost risk Nil Slight Nil Slight Nil Nil Moderate 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm Wind speed 14
Wind direction W W WNW W WNW WSW ENE N SSE SW SE SE ESE ESE Relative humidity 90% 78% 81% 65% 87% 67% 90% 62% 88% 65% 77% 55% 77% 55% Dew point 8°C 7°C 5°C 7°C 9°C 9°C 7°C 10°C 7°C 10°C 4°C 4°C 3°C 5°C
Sunrise and sunset times
Sunrise / Sunset for Quindanning (33.0428°S, 116.5676°E, 202m AMSL) First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon rise Moon set Moon phase Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon 6:25am WST 6:51am WST 5:47pm WST 6:13pm WST 11:25pm WST 10:00am 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 Wednesday Wednesday 11 1 Thursday Thursday 14 2 Friday Friday 15 3 Saturday Saturday 17 4 Sunday Sunday 17 5 Monday Monday 12 6 Tuesday Tuesday 13 7 Tuesday Tuesday 13
Rain for next 7 days
0 Wednesday Wednesday 5 1 Thursday Thursday 0 2 Friday Friday 0 3 Saturday Saturday 0 4 Sunday Sunday 0 5 Monday Monday 0 6 Tuesday Tuesday 0 7 Tuesday Tuesday 0