Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Bellinger River

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, New South Wales

Final Flood Warning For The Bellinger River
Issued at 05:06 PM EDT on Thursday 25 March 2021
Flood Watch Number: 33

THE BELLINGER RIVER AT THORA HAS FALLEN BELOW THE MINOR FLOOD LEVEL
Flooding is no longer expected along the Bellinger River.

Bellinger River:
No further flooding is expected along the Bellinger River.
The Bellinger River at Thora fell below the minor flood level (3.00 metres) around 01:00 pm on Thursday. Flooding is no longer expected at Thora.

The Bellinger River at Bellingen fell below the minor flood level (3.70 metres) around 01:00 am Wednesday. Flooding is no longer expected at Bellingen.

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/midnorth.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:
Bellinger River at Thora,2.94,Falling,04:00 PM THU 25/03/21
Never Never Creek at Gleniffer,1.56,Steady,03:42 PM THU 25/03/21
Bellinger River at Bellingen,2.44,Steady,02:48 PM THU 25/03/21
Bellinger River at Repton,0.22,Steady,04:50 PM THU 25/03/21
Kalang River at Kooroowi-Scotchman,1.60,Steady,04:51 PM THU 25/03/21
Kalang River at Newry Island (AHD),-0.05,Steady,04:53 PM THU 25/03/21
Kalang River at Urunga (AHD),0.09,Rising,04:30 PM THU 25/03/21

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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