Minor flooding forecast for Macksville | photos

HEAVY rainfall has been observed across the Nambucca River and Taylors Arm. River levels at Bowraville exceeded the moderate flood level at 11am today. Further rises are expected.

Minor flooding is expected at Macksville overnight with the high tide.

Rain has increased and further rain is forecast.

A Severe Weather Warning is current for the Mid North Coast.

Nambucca River:

Moderate flooding is occurring along the Nambucca River.

The Nambucca River at Bowraville may reach around 7.10 metres at 8pm today with moderate flooding. Further rises possible.

The Nambucca River at Macksville - Princess St may reach around 1.70 metres at 11pm, with minor flooding on the high tide. Further rises possible.

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.

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