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Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology

Final Flood Warning for the Gwydir River

at Yarraman

Issued at 9:14 am EST on Thursday 29 September 2022

Flood Warning Number: 23

FLOODING NO LONGER OCCURRING AT YARRAMAN

The Gwydir River at Yarraman Bridge has fallen below the minor flood level.

Gwydir River downstream of Copeton Dam:

Flooding is no longer occurring at Yarraman.

The Gwydir River at Yarraman Bridge fell below the minor flood level (4.00 metres) around 01:30 pm Wednesday.

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/northwest.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:

Location Height of River (m) Tendency Date/Time of Observation
Gwydir River at Bundarra 2.11 Falling 09:00 AM THU 29/09/22
Halls Creek at Bingara 0.50 Steady 08:00 AM THU 29/09/22
Horton River at Rider 1.20 Steady 09:00 AM THU 29/09/22
Gwydir River at Gravesend Road Bridge 3.74 Falling 09:00 AM THU 29/09/22
Gwydir River at Pallamallawa 2.98 Falling 09:00 AM THU 29/09/22
Gwydir River at Yarraman Bridge 3.45 Falling 09:00 AM THU 29/09/22
Mehi River at Moree 2.70 Rising 09:00 AM THU 29/09/22

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.