Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Bellinger River

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, New South Wales

Final Minor Flood Warning For The Bellinger River
Issued at 10:23 AM EDT on Sunday 28 February 2021
Flood Watch Number: 4

THORA EXPECTED TO REMAIN BELOW THE MINOR FLOOD LEVEL
No significant rainfall has been recorded since Sunday afternoon. River levels at Thora are currently below the minor flood level and falling.
Some showers and thunderstorms are forecast for the rest of Sunday into Monday over the northeast which could cause renewed river level rises. The situation is being closely monitored and further warnings will be issued if necessary.

Bellinger River:
The Bellinger River at Thora is expected to remain below the minor flood level
Bellinger River at Thora:
Cancellation

Flood Safety Advice:
In life threatening emergencies, call 000 (triple zero) immediately. If you require rescue, assistance to evacuate or other emergency help, ring NSW SES on 132 500.
Avoid drowning. Stay out of rising water, seek refuge in the highest available place.
Prevent damage to your vehicle. Move it under cover, away from areas likely to flood.
Avoid being swept away. Stay out of fast-flowing creeks and storm drains.
Never drive, ride or walk through flood water. Flood water can be deceptive and dangerous}
For more emergency information, advice, and access to the latest river heights and rainfall observations and forecasts:
* NSW SES: www.ses.nsw.gov.au
* RMS Live Traffic: www.livetraffic.com
* Latest River Heights and Rainfall Observations: www.bom.gov.au/nsw/flood/midnorth.shtml
* Latest NSW Warnings: www.bom.gov.au/nsw/warnings/
* Rainfall Forecasts: www.bom.gov.au/australia/meteye/
* BOM NSW Twitter: www.twitter.com/BOM_NSW

Next issue:
This is a final warning, no further warnings will be issued for this event.

Latest River Heights:
Bellinger River at Thora,2.78,Falling,09:55 AM SUN 28/02/21
Never Never Creek at Gleniffer,0.88,Steady,09:43 AM SUN 28/02/21
Bellinger River at Bellingen,1.89,Steady,10:12 AM SUN 28/02/21
Bellinger River at Repton,1.33,Steady,10:13 AM SUN 28/02/21
Kalang River at Kooroowi-Scotchman,1.34,Steady,10:08 AM SUN 28/02/21
Kalang River at Newry Island (AHD),0.97,Steady,10:12 AM SUN 28/02/21
Kalang River at Urunga (AHD),0.97,Rising,09:45 AM SUN 28/02/21

This advice is also available by dialling 1300 659 210. Warning, rainfall and river information are available at www.bom.gov.au/nsw/flood. The latest weather forecast is available at www.bom.gov.au/nsw/forecasts.
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