Weather Warnings - Final Flood Warning for the Cooks River at Tempe

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, New South Wales

Final Minor Flood Warning For The Cooks River
Issued at 09:49 AM EST on Wednesday 25 August 2021
Flood Watch Number: 2

Moderate rainfall combined with high tide caused significant river level rises along the Cooks River at Tempe where river levels peaked around 1.22 metres at 09:45 pm Tuesday, slightly below the minor flood level (1.3 metres).

Cooks River:
Minor flooding is no longer expected along the Cooks River.

Cooks River at Tempe 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:
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* BOM NSW Twitter:

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

Latest River Heights:
Cooks River at Canterbury Road,0.81,Rising,09:15 AM WED 25/08/21
Cooks River at Tempe Bridge,0.79,Rising,09:16 AM WED 25/08/21

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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