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

RIVER LEVELS AT TEMPE BRIDGE PEAKED SLIGHTLY BELOW THE MINOR FLOOD LEVEL TUESDAY NIGHT
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:
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/greatersydney.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:
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 www.bom.gov.au/nsw/flood. The latest weather forecast is available at www.bom.gov.au/nsw/forecasts.
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