Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Camden Haven River
New South Wales
FINAL MINOR FLOOD WARNING FOR THE CAMDEN HAVEN RIVER AT LAURIETON
Issued at 2:26 am EST on Monday 6 June 2016
Flood Warning Number: 3
Up to 180mm of rainfall fell in the 24 hours to 9am Sunday [05/06/16] in the
Camden Haven catchment upstream of Laurieton. The rain has eased since and no
further significant rainfall is forecast.
The Camden River at Laurieton peaked at 1.08 metres around 8pm Sunday with near
minor flooding. The river has since then fallen well below the minor flood
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:
Camden Haven R at Logans Crossing 2.85m falling 02:16 AM MON 06/06/16
Camden Haven R at Laurieton 0.54m falling 01:58 AM MON 06/06/16
For latest rainfall and river level information see www.bom.gov.au/nsw/flood/
A friend of a man feared drowned in floodwaters near Kyogle has told of "helplessly watching" the 72-year-old as he clung to a tree before being swept downstream.
Rain gauges as far north as the Gulf of Carpentaria and south to Ulladulla have received decent rainfall in the last 24 hours, some of which caused dangerous flooding.
Launceston's flood levees have been hailed as a game-changer in minimising the impact of the June flood emergency.