Country Downs

Dampier Peninsula: Flood alert

Dampier Peninsula residents and visitors are advised to prepare for flooding.

DFESNo roads are closed at the moment, but Cyclone Rusty is expected to bring heavy rains over the next few days.

You an read a DFES alert here:

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Sunday, February 24th, 2013 Environment Comments Off

Cape Leveque Road: Bushfire ‘all clear’

FESAFESA says the bushfire near Cape Leveque Road no longer presents a smoke hazard to drivers.

“The danger has passed but you need to remain vigilant in case the situation changes,” spokesperson Lauren Emmerson said.

You can read a statement here:

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Wednesday, May 30th, 2012 Environment Comments Off

Bushfire update: Yakka Munga and Country Downs

FESAFESA warns people travelling between Derby and Broome to be aware of a bush fire at Yakka Munga.

There is no longer a driver smoke hazard along that road, although smoke from another fire at Country Downs may affect driving along Cape Leveque Road.

Travellers please read this advice from FESA:

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Tuesday, May 29th, 2012 Environment Comments Off

Derby to Broome and Cape Leveque: Bushfire advice

FESAFESA warns people travelling from Derby to Broome, and Broome to Cape Leveque to look out for bushfires.

Fires are burning at Country Downs and Yakka Munga stations.

You can read FESA’s advice here:

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Saturday, May 26th, 2012 Broome, Derby, Environment Comments Off
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