Flood Warning - Ashburton River

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Western Australia

Final Flood Warning For The Ashburton River
Issued at 10:03 AM WST on Sunday 16 February 2020
Flood Watch Number: 9

Flooding has now subsided in the Ashburton River catchment.
Heavy rainfall from Ex-Tropical Cyclone Damien fell over areas of the Ashburton river catchment. This rainfall resulted in significant water level rises and areas of flooding in the Ashburton River catchment.
While river levels have gone down, areas of local flooding and adverse road conditions may persist.

Ashburton River:
No further flooding is expected in the Ashburton River.

The Ashburton River at Nanutarra is currently at 3.69 metres and steady.
A below minor peak is expected in the Ashburton River at Nanutarra late Sunday evening.

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
Current river levels are available from Department of Water and Environmental Regulation at

Next issue:
This is a final warning, no further warnings will be issued for this event.

Latest River Heights:
Ashburton River at Capricorn Range,1.87,Steady,08:15 AM SUN 16/02/20
Ashburton River at Nanutarra,3.78,Steady,08:00 AM SUN 16/02/20

This advice is also available by dialling 1300 659 210. Warning, rainfall and river information are available at The latest weather forecast is available at

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