Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Bellinger River

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, New South Wales

Final Flood Warning For The Bellinger
Issued at 06:23 AM EDT on Saturday 15 February 2020
Flood Watch Number: 14

MINOR FLOODING IS NO LONGER OCCURRING AT THORA
The Bellinger River at Thora has fallen below the minor flood level (3.0 metres) Saturday around 06:00 am.

Bellinger River:
No further flooding is expected in the Bellinger River.

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,2.99,Falling,06:19 AM SAT 15/02/20
Never Never Creek at Gleniffer,1.15,Falling,06:00 AM SAT 15/02/20
Bellinger River at Bellingen,2.57,Falling,06:14 AM SAT 15/02/20
Bellinger River at Repton,0.59,Falling,06:17 AM SAT 15/02/20
Kalang River at Kooroowi-Scotchman,1.37,Falling,06:19 AM SAT 15/02/20
Kalang River at Newry Island (AHD),0.63,Falling,06:18 AM SAT 15/02/20
Kalang River at Urunga (AHD),0.61,Falling,06:00 AM SAT 15/02/20

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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