Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Orara River
New South Wales
FINAL MINOR FLOOD WARNING FOR THE ORARA RIVER
Issued at 9:12 am EST on Saturday 6 August 2016
Flood Warning Number: 7
The Orara River at Coutts Crossing peaked around 5.6 metres Friday afternoon
[05/08/16] with minor flooding. River levels are expected to fall below the
minor flood level this morning.
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:
Orara R at Karangi 1.18m steady 08:00 AM SAT 06/08/16
Orara R at Glenreagh (automatic gauge) 1.80m falling 08:00 AM SAT 06/08/16
Orara R at Coutts Crossing 5.00m falling 07:50 AM SAT 06/08/16
For the latest rainfall and river level information see
Victorians who experience breathing difficulties or asthma have been advised to take extra care this evening, with a cool change and thunderstorms predicted for the state.
Two homes in south-east Queensland were destroyed by fire during yesterday's super cell storms, which also overturned caravans and saw a teenager struck by lightning.
Saturday's storms produced large hail, intense rainfall and destructive winds to several locations across southeast Queensland as two large storms rolled over in quick succession.