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Bellinger, Nambucca, Orara - Sunday flood warnings continue

Flood warnings remain current for the three main river sytems of the Coffs Coast region.
Flood warnings remain current for the three main river sytems of the Coffs Coast region.

FLOOD warnings remain current for the Bellinger, Orara and Nambucca Rivers as the wet weather continues.

Showers are expected to continue for the remainder of the day but in northern NSW, the weather radar (at 11.15am) shows they are generally restricted to the immediate coastal fringe.

In the 24 hours until 9am today Sunday, 7.6mm (not 9mm as stated in a previous update) had been recorded.

Since 9am, a further 1.4mm fell with the heaviest showers restricted to an area between Corindi and Urunga.

 

Bellinger River

Minor flooding continues at Thora and Bellingen where major flood peaks were recorded early Saturday morning.

River heights

Bellinger River at Thora 3.55m steady 10.15am

Never Never Creek at Gleniffer 1.3m steady 10.02am

Bellinger River at Bellingen Bridge 4.23m steady 10.18am

Kalang River at Kooroowi (Scotchman) 2.11m falling 10.15am

Kalang River at Newry Island 1.01m steady 10.17am

 

Orara River

Minor flooding continues along the Orara River at Glenreagh where the river peaked near 10.2 metres (manual gauge) around 5am Saturday.

River heights

Orange Grove 3.21m falling 9am

Karangi 1.98m falling 9am

Glenreagh (automatic gauge) 7.48m falling 9am

 

Nambucca River

The Nambucca River at Bowraville (Lanes Bridge) peaked around 9 metres on Saturday morning and has now fallen below its minor flood level.

At Macksville, the river level has now fallen below its minor flood level after it peaked at 2.47 metres around 1pm Saturday.

River heights

Nambucca River at Bowraville (upstream) 3.71m falling 4am

Taylors Arm at Utungun 3.59m falling 5.24am

Nambucca River at Macksville 1.68m steady 5.26am


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