Source: Bureau of Meteorology

Issued at 12:00 pm EDT on Monday 11 October 2021 Flood Watch Number: 2

FLOODING LIKELY ALONG THE GWYDIR RIVER FROM WEDNESDAY

Moderate rainfall associated with a trough and frontal system is expected to impact north west parts of NSW on Monday and Tuesday, with minor riverine flooding likely along the Gwydir River from Wednesday.

Catchments in the northwest are moderately wet with some dams relatively full.

The weather system is expected to cause flooding for the catchments listed.

Catchments likely to be affected include:

Gwydir River minor flooding

Flooding is no longer expected in the following catchments: Upper Macintyre River, Peel River, Namoi River.

For the latest flood and weather warnings see www.bom.gov.au/nsw/warnings/

For the latest rainfall and weather forecasts see www.bom.gov.au/australia/meteye/

For the latest rainfall and river level information see www.bom.gov.au/nsw/flood

Flood Safety Advice:
This Flood Watch means that people living or working along rivers and streams must monitor the latest weather forecasts and warnings and be ready to move to higher ground should flooding develop.

Flood Warnings will be issued if Minor Flood Level is expected to be exceeded at key sites along the main rivers for which the Bureau of Meteorology provides a flood warning service.
Severe Weather Warnings will be issued or updated if very heavy rain is forecast or observed.

For more information on the Flood Watch Service:
http://www.bom.gov.au/water/floods/floodWarningServices.shtml

FloodSafe advice is available at www.ses.nsw.gov.au

For emergency assistance call the SES on telephone number 132 500

For life threatening emergencies, call 000 immediately


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