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Prepare for flooding in Busselton

BUSSELTON coastal rivers are likely to flood with heavyrainfall forecast for Sunday.
Nanjing Night Net

Emergency services has issued a warning for moderate to heavy rainfall in the South West.

The warning stated thiscould result in significant stream rises with areas near the coastal rivers in danger of flooding duringSunday afternoonthrough toearly Monday morning.

A spokesperson for the departmentsaid this weather was not unusual for this time of year, butcoulddamage homes and make travel dangerous.

“Damaging winds may develop during Sunday morning nearthe Southwest Capes,” the spokesperson said.

DFESadvises you to:

Prepare to relocate equipment and livestock early so they are not caught in floodwaters.

Prepare an emergency kit including enough canned food and water to last for four days, as well as clothing, important documents and medication.

Fill your vehicle’s fuel tank.

Watch for changes in water levels so you are ready if you need to relocate.

Never walk, swim or play in floodwaters, as they are dangerous.

Stay out of rivers, this includes no swimming or kayaking.

Do not park or camp adjacent to rivers.

IF DRIVING:

Be careful at crossings andfloodwaysas river levels may rise rapidly.

Obey road closure signs and do not drive into water of unknown depth and current.

Take care on gravel and unsealed roads as they may be slippery and muddy, and you could get bogged.

Carry extra food and water when travelling in case of long delays at crossings.

ROAD CLOSURES:

No roads are closed.

Road information may also be available from Main Roads WA by calling 138 138 or visiting 梧桐夜网mainroads.wa.gov419论坛.

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