Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Wyong/Tuggerah Lake
New South Wales
FINAL FLOOD WARNING FOR THE TUGGERAH LAKE
Issued at 9:52 am EST on Friday 10 June 2016
Flood Warning Number: 7
At Tuggerah Lake, water level has now fallen below it's 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 flood event.
Latest River Heights:
Wyong R at Yarramalong 1.05m steady 06:00 AM FRI 10/06/16
Wyong R at Gracemere 0.45m steady 08:30 AM FRI 10/06/16
Wyong R at Gears 0.36m steady 08:06 AM FRI 10/06/16
Jilliby Ck at Jilliby 0.31m steady 09:15 AM FRI 10/06/16
Wyong R U/S Wyong Br 0.76m steady 09:41 AM FRI 10/06/16
Tuggerah Lake at The Entrance 0.77m steady 09:22 AM FRI 10/06/16
For latest rainfall and river level information see www.bom.gov.au/nsw/flood/
Tropical Cyclone Debbie is just hours from reaching the north Queensland coast.
More than 25,000 people need to move from low-lying areas in Mackay by midnight, with fears incoming Tropical Cyclone Debbie could cause inundation of up to 2.5 metres above the high tide level.
Tropical cyclones have long posed a serious threat to Queensland coastal communities, but after almost every disaster there have been lessons learnt to help people better prepare.