Weather Warnings - Initial Minor Flood Warning For The St Georges Basin

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, New South Wales

Final Flood Warning For St Georges Basin
Issued at 08:50 AM EST on Friday 31 July 2020
Flood Watch Number: 18

RIVER LEVELS REMAIN BELOW MINOR IN ST GEORGES BASIN CATCHMENT
River levels at Sussex Inlet fell below the minor flood level following the high tide Thursday evening, and are expected to remain below the minor flood level.
St Georges Basin at Island Point Rd will also remain below the minor flood level.

St Georges Basin:
No further flooding is expected in St Georges Basin catchment.

Sussex Inlet:
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/southcoast.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:
Tomerong Creek,15.94,Rising,08:33 AM FRI 31/07/20
St George Basin at Island Point Road,0.70,Rising,08:33 AM FRI 31/07/20
Sussex Inlet,0.56,Steady,08:31 AM FRI 31/07/20

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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