Source: Bureau of Meteorology

Issued at 10:47 am EDT on Thursday 25 November 2021 Flood Watch Number: 3


A trough of low pressure lies over inland NSW bringing rain and thunderstorms across the state into the weekend. This rainfall may cause new and renewed flooding across NSW inland rivers and the Hunter River, many of which have been impacted by recent flooding.

The weather system is expected to cause flooding for the catchments listed from Thursday into the weekend. Flood Classes (minor, moderate, major) are only defined for catchments where the Bureau provides a flood warning service.

Catchments likely to be affected include:

Goulburn and Upper Hunter Rivers minor to moderate flooding

Wollombi Brook and Lower Hunter River minor to moderate flooding

Upper Macintyre River moderate flooding

Gwydir River moderate flooding

Castlereagh River minor to moderate flooding

Macquarie River to Bathurst minor flooding

Orange, Molong and Bell River minor flooding

Turon and Macquarie Rivers to Burrendong Dam minor flooding

Belubula River moderate to major flooding

Mandagery Creek minor to major flooding

Tumut River minor flooding

Murrumbidgee River to Wagga Wagga minor flooding

Mirrool Creek minor flooding

Snowy River minor to moderate flooding

Upper Murray and Mitta Mitta Rivers minor flooding

Flood Warnings are current for the following catchments: Macintyre and Severn, Lower Macintyre, Peel, Namoi, Macquarie, Lachlan, Murrumbidgee, Warrego and Paroo.

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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:

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For emergency assistance call the SES on telephone number 132 500

For life threatening emergencies, call 000 immediately

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