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Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, New South Wales

Final Flood Warning for the Macquarie River to Bathurst

at Bathurst

Issued at 9:26 pm EDT on Saturday 27 November 2021

Flood Warning Number: 8

FLOODING NO LONGER OCCURRING AT BATHURST

The Macquarie River at Bathurst fell below the minor flood level Saturday night.

Macquarie River to Bathurst:

No further flooding is expected in the Macquarie River to Bathurst.

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/centralwest.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
Macquarie River at White Rock 3.70 Falling 09:22 PM SAT 27/11/21
Macquarie River at Bathurst 2.97 Falling 09:11 PM SAT 27/11/21

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.