Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Clarence River
New South Wales
FINAL MINOR FLOOD WARNING FOR THE CLARENCE RIVER
Issued at 9:45 am EST on Monday 4 May 2015
Flood Warning Number: 7
The Clarence River at Grafton peaked near 2.7 metres Sunday afternoon with
minor flooding. The river has just fallen below minor flood level.
At Ulmarra and Maclean, the river peaked below minor flood levels Sunday night.
For emergency assistance call the SES on telephone number 132 500.
For life threatening emergencies, call 000 immediately.
For the latest weather forecast see www.bom.gov.au/nsw/forecasts/
This will be the final warning for this event.
Note: river levels are updated regularly on www.bom.gov.au/nsw/flood/
Latest River Heights:
Nymboida R at Nymboida 2.96m falling 09:30 AM MON 04/05/15
Mann R at Mitchell 1.0m steady 09:00 AM MON 04/05/15
Boyd R at Broadmeadows 1.58m falling 09:30 AM MON 04/05/15
Clarence R at Tabulam 3.1m falling 09:15 AM MON 04/05/15
Clarence R at Baryulgil 4.53m falling 09:00 AM MON 04/05/15
Mann R at Jackadgery 3.08m falling 08:00 AM MON 04/05/15
Clarence R at Lilydale 6.15m falling 09:15 AM MON 04/05/15
Orara R at Glenreagh (automatic gauge) 4.59m falling 08:15 MON 04/05/15
Clarence R at Grafton (Prince St) 2.09m falling 08:45 AM MON 04/05/15
Clarence R at Ulmarra 1.73m steady 08:45 AM MON 04/05/15
Clarence R at Maclean 1.18m steady 09:00 AM MON 04/05/15
For latest rainfall and river level information see www.bom.gov.au/nsw/flood/
A category one cyclone has formed in the Gulf of Carpentaria but is due to weaken before heading towards the Northern Territory coast.
Emergency services are frustrated by people making bad decisions when faced with floodwater, as recent studies on flood deaths show young men and children are the most at-risk of dying.
Severe thunderstorms that ravaged the Hunter region and the Central Coast of New South Wales are over, the Bureau of Meteorology says, but Ausgrid and SES volunteers are still working to repair the damage.