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Weather Warnings - Flood Warning for NSW

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, New South Wales
Note: This Flood Watch provides early advice of possible flooding within the
specified catchments.

Final Flood Watch for the Orara and Bellinger Catchments

Issued at 10:04 am EDT on Monday 15 October 2018
Flood Watch Number: 4

Minor riverine flooding in the Orara and Bellinger Catchments is no longer
expected.

A strong high pressure system over the Tasman Sea will remain near stationary,
bringing showers to the east. At the same time, the coastal trough along the
southern Queensland and northern New South Wales coast currently generating
rainfall for the northeast is expected to move further offshore during Monday.

The Bureau of Meteorology is continuing to monitor the situation and will issue
catchment specific warnings if and when required.

Flooding is no longer expected in the following catchments: Orara River,
Bellinger and Kalang Rivers.

For the latest flood and weather warnings see www.bom.gov.au/nsw/warnings/

For the latest rainfall and weather forecasts see
www.bom.gov.au/australia/meteye/

For the latest rainfall and river level information see www.bom.gov.au/nsw/flood

Flood Safety Advice:
This Flood Watch means that people living or working along rivers and streams
must monitor the latest weather forecasts and warnings and be ready to move to
higher ground should flooding develop.

Flood Warnings will be issued if Minor Flood Level is expected to be exceeded
at key sites along the main rivers for which the Bureau of Meteorology provides
a flood warning service.
Severe Weather Warnings will be issued or updated if very heavy rain is
forecast or observed.

For more information on the Flood Watch Service:
http://www.bom.gov.au/water/floods/floodWarningServices.shtml

FloodSafe advice is available at www.ses.nsw.gov.au

For emergency assistance call the SES on telephone number 132 500

For life threatening emergencies, call 000 immediately

Next issue:
This is a final Flood Watch, no further watches will be issued for this event.
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