Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of Kimberley district.

Issued at 10:46 am Monday, 8 February 2021.
A tropical low will cause heavy rainfall to develop in eastern parts overnight Monday.

Weather Situation: A tropical low currently located over central parts of the Northern Territory is expected to move west during Monday and move into the eastern Kimberley during Tuesday.
As the low moves west HEAVY RAINFALL which may lead to FLASH FLOODING will begin to develop around the Lake Argyle and Warmun area overnight Monday. The heavy rainfall is expected to gradually extend west throughout the warning area during Tuesday.
Flood Watches are current for river catchments across the east Kimberley. Please refer to http://www.bom.gov.au/wa/warnings/ for further details.

Locations which may be affected include Halls Creek, Wyndham, Lake Argyle and Warmun.
People in the Kimberley may experience this type of weather each year at this time but rain may cause damage to property and make road conditions hazardous.

The Department of Fire and Emergency Services advises that people should:
* If outside find safe shelter away from trees, power lines, storm water drains and streams.
* Close your curtains and blinds, and stay inside away from windows.
* Unplug electrical appliances and do not use land line telephones if there is lightning.
* If boating, swimming or surfing leave the water.
* Be alert and watch for hazards on the road such as fallen power lines and loose debris.
* Keep away from flooded drains, rivers, streams and waterways.
* Be careful of fallen trees, damaged buildings and debris.
* Be careful of fallen power lines. They are dangerous and should always be treated as live.
* Assess your home, car and property for damage.
* If damage has occurred take photos and contact your insurance company to organise permanent repairs.
* If your home or property has significant damage, like a badly damaged roof or flooding, call the SES on 132 500.