Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Hastings River
New South Wales
FINAL FLOOD WARNING FOR THE HASTINGS RIVER
Issued at 9:24 am EST on Friday 5 August 2016
Flood Warning Number: 6
The Hastings River at Settlement Point peaked at 1.02 metres Thursday night
with high tide [03/08/16] causing near minor flooding. The river has now
fallen well below the minor flood level.
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.
For the latest weather forecast see www.bom.gov.au/nsw/forecasts/
This will be the final flood warning for the current event.
Latest River Heights:
Hastings R at Kindee Bridge 1.33m steady 08:00 AM FRI 05/08/16
Hastings R at Wauchope 0.09m falling 06:45 AM FRI 05/08/16
Wilson R at Telegraph Pt 0.37m falling 07:45 AM FRI 05/08/16
Hastings R at Settlement Point 0.31m rising 08:00 AM FRI 05/08/16
For latest rainfall and river level information see www.bom.gov.au/nsw/flood/
An impressive area of thunderstorms swept across the southwest of the country last night.
The nation's capital has rewritten the record books this morning, producing a May-like morning in February.
Tropical Cyclone Alfred has weakened to a tropical low as it nears landfall on the Gulf of Carpentaria's southern coast, but the Bureau of Meteorology warned the weather system remained powerful.