Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Gwydir River
New South Wales
FINAL MINOR FLOOD WARNING FOR THE GWYDIR RIVER AT YARRAMAN BRIDGE
Issued at 10:19 am EST on Wednesday 21 September 2016
Flood Warning Number: 3
At Yarraman Bridge, the Gwydir River peaked at 4.13 metres with minor flooding
around 1pm Tuesday. The river has now dropped below the minor flood level.
FloodSafe advice is available at www.ses.nsw.gov.au
For emergency assistance please call the SES on 132 500.
For life threatening emergencies call 000.
For the latest weather forecast see www.bom.gov.au/nsw/forecasts/
No further warnings will be issued for this event.
Latest River Heights:
Gwydir R at Bundarra 2.44m steady 09:00 AM WED 21/09/16
Halls Ck at Bingara 0.41m steady 09:00 AM WED 21/09/16
Horton R at Rider 1.35m steady 09:00 AM WED 21/09/16
Gwydir R at Gravesend 3.55m steady 09:00 AM WED 21/09/16
Gwydir R at Pallamallawa 2.97m falling 09:00 AM WED 21/09/16
Mehi R at Moree 3.23m steady 08:00 AM WED 21/09/16
Gwydir R at Yarraman Br 2.82m falling 09:00 AM WED 21/09/16
For latest rainfall and river level information see www.bom.gov.au/nsw/flood/
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