Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Western Australia
Minor Flood Warning For The Swan River
Issued at 11:00 AM WST on Friday 19 August 2022
Flood Watch Number: 4
MINOR FLOODING TO CONTINUE AT WALYUNGA INTO THE WEEKEND
Rainfall earlier this week across the Swan and Avon River catchments has caused river level rises and minor flooding along the Swan River to Meadow Street Bridge.
No significant rainfall is expected over the catchment area for the next several days.
Swan River upstream of Walyunga:
Minor flooding is occurring along the Swan River to Walyunga.
The Swan River at Walyunga is currently at 4.53 metres and rising, with minor flooding.
The Swan River at Walyunga is expected to peak near 4.70 metres overnight Friday into Saturday. The river level is expected to remain above the minor flood level (3.50 m) during Saturday and into Sunday and may fall below the minor flood level (3.50 m) Sunday afternoon.
Swan River downstream of Walyunga:
River level rises to the minor flood level are expected on the Swan River at Meadow Street Bridge during Friday which is likely to cause flooding to recreational areas including parks, playgrounds and paths in the area.
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 Saturday 20 August 2022.
Latest River Heights:
Brockman River at Tanamerah,1.54,Steady,10:00 AM FRI 19/08/22
Brockman River at Yalliawirra,1.52,Steady,10:00 AM FRI 19/08/22
Wooroloo Brook at Karls Ranch,0.93,Steady,10:00 AM FRI 19/08/22
Swan River at Walyunga,4.53,Rising,10:00 AM FRI 19/08/22
Ellen Brook at Railway Parade,0.92,Steady,10:00 AM FRI 19/08/22
Darkin River at Pine Plantation,0.99,Steady,10:00 AM FRI 19/08/22
Helene River at Poison Lease,0.60,Steady,10:00 AM FRI 19/08/22
Helena Brook at Trew Road,0.44,Steady,10:00 AM FRI 19/08/22
Jane Brook at National Park,0.36,Steady,10:00 AM FRI 19/08/22
Swan River at Meadow Street Bridge,1.97,Steady,10:00 AM FRI 19/08/22
Barrack Street Jetty,1.00,Steady,10:50 AM FRI 19/08/22
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
Yealering 7 day forecast
Today: Cloudy. The chance of fog early this morning. Slight chance of a shower in the SW. Winds W 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the early afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures around 17.
Forecast for Yealering (32.5931°S, 117.6302°E, 281m AMSL) Fri Sat Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Summary Minimum 6° 6° 6° 5° 3° 5° 7° Maximum 14° 15° 16° 12° 12° 15° 18° Chance of rain 20% 10% 5% 10% 5% 20% 5% Likely amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm UV index Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate - - Frost risk Nil Nil Nil Nil Slight Slight Nil 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm Wind speed 7
Wind direction WNW WSW NE N S SW SSE SE E E ENE ENE NE NNE Relative humidity 86% 68% 88% 61% 84% 60% 74% 53% 71% 50% 67% 50% 63% 44% Dew point 7°C 9°C 8°C 8°C 7°C 8°C 3°C 3°C 2°C 2°C 2°C 4°C 3°C 5°C
Sunrise and sunset times
Sunrise / Sunset for Yealering (32.5931°S, 117.6302°E, 281m AMSL) First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon rise Moon set Moon phase Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon 6:17am WST 6:42am WST 5:43pm WST 6:08pm WST 12:18am WST 10:58am WST Last quarter Last quarter Aug 19 New moon Aug 27 First quarter Sep 04 Full moon Sep 10
Temperature for next 7 days
0 Friday Friday 14 1 Saturday Saturday 15 2 Sunday Sunday 16 3 Monday Monday 12 4 Tuesday Tuesday 12 5 Wednesday Wednesday 15 6 Thursday Thursday 18 7 Thursday Thursday 18
Rain for next 7 days
0 Friday Friday 0 1 Saturday Saturday 0 2 Sunday Sunday 0 3 Monday Monday 0 4 Tuesday Tuesday 0 5 Wednesday Wednesday 0 6 Thursday Thursday 0 7 Thursday Thursday 0