Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Nepean-Hawkesbury Rivers

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, New South Wales

Final Flood Warning For The Nepean River
Issued at 05:25 PM EST on Saturday 08 May 2021
Flood Watch Number: 10

The Nepean River at Menangle fell below the minor flood level (5.20 metres) around 4:00pm today.

Upper Nepean River:
No further flooding is expected in the Upper Nepean River.
Nepean River at Menangle Bridge:

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:
* RMS Live Traffic:
* Latest River Heights and Rainfall Observations:
* Latest NSW Warnings:
* Rainfall Forecasts:
* BOM NSW Twitter:

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

Latest River Heights:
Nepean River at Menangle Bridge,5.06,Falling,05:14 PM SAT 08/05/21
Nepean River at Camden Weir,2.61,Falling,05:22 PM SAT 08/05/21
Nepean River at Penrith,2.40,Falling,05:13 PM SAT 08/05/21
Grose River at Burralow,0.22,Steady,03:55 PM SAT 08/05/21
Hawkesbury River at North Richmond WPS,2.65,Falling,04:36 PM SAT 08/05/21
Hawkesbury River at Windsor PWD,2.25,Falling,05:00 PM SAT 08/05/21
Colo River at Upper Colo SWC,1.31,Falling,05:13 PM SAT 08/05/21
Macdonald River at St Albans,0.62,Steady,04:48 PM SAT 08/05/21

This advice is also available by dialling 1300 659 210. Warning, rainfall and river information are available at The latest weather forecast is available at
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