Weather

West Kimberley coast: Bad weather warning

DFES warns people near the west Kimberley coast to take care against bad weather.

DFESThere have been thunderstorms and unusually heavy rainfall for the season.

The alert extends from Beagle Bay to Kuri Bay, but not Derby.

You can read DFES’ advice here:

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Saturday, July 12th, 2014 Environment Comments Off

Flooding closes Tanami Road

The Tanami Track is closed from the NT border to Yuendemu.

The Tanami Track in the wet season

The Tanami Track in the wet season

Yesterdays severe storms have caused local flooding in remote areas east of Balgo.

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Tuesday, April 8th, 2014 Environment, Government Comments Off

Balgo and desert: Bad weather warning cancelled

The severe thunderstorm warning for areas east of Balgo has been cancelled.

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Tuesday, April 8th, 2014 Environment Comments Off

Bad weather ahead for the desert

DFES says there will be bad thunderstorms east of a line from Balgo Hills, to Carnegie in the east Pilbara.

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Monday, April 7th, 2014 Environment Comments Off

Broome: Anastasia’s Pool destroyed

A storm at Gantheaume Point has damaged historic Anastasia’s Pool beyond repair last month.

Gantheaume Point was the site of Broome’s lighthouse, and lighthouse keepers’ residence.

One of the lighthouse keepers widened the natural pool and added a concrete floor for his wife, who was crippled with arthritis.

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Friday, February 28th, 2014 Broome, Environment, Local Government Comments Off

Fitzroy Valley: More flooding expected

DFES says there will be more “minor to moderate” flooding in the Fitzroy River catchment.

DFESYou can read a notice including updated flood details here:

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Monday, February 10th, 2014 Environment, Fitzroy Crossing Comments Off

Cyclone ‘all clear’

DFES says the tropical depression is now unlikely to form a cyclone.

However heavy rainfall and strong winds are likely to continue and people in the West Kimberley and Pilbara are urged to take precautions.

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Monday, February 10th, 2014 Broome, Environment Comments Off

More bad weather

DFES warns people living in most of the Kimberley and part of the Pilbara to expect more bad weather.

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Sunday, February 9th, 2014 Broome, Derby, Environment, Fitzroy Crossing, Halls Creek Comments Off
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