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Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology

Initial Minor Flood Warning for the Mirrool Creek

at East Mirrool Creek Regulator

Issued at 8:42 am EST on Tuesday 27 September 2022

Flood Warning Number: 1

MINOR FLOODING OCCURRING AT EAST MIRROOL CREEK REGULATOR

Recent rainfall over the Mirrool Creek Catchment has caused significant river level rises at Barellan and minor flooding at East Mirrool Creek Regulator.

Mirrool Creek to East Mirrool Regulator:

Minor flooding is occurring along the Mirrool Creek to East Mirrool Regulator.

The Mirrool Creek at East Mirrool Regulator is currently at 1.01 metres and steady, with minor flooding.

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/southwest.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:

The next warning will be issued by 11:00 am EST on Wednesday 28 September 2022.

Latest River Heights:

Location Height of River (m) Tendency Date/Time of Observation
Mirrool Creek at East Mirrool Regulator 1.01 Steady 08:00 AM TUE 27/09/22
Mirrool Creek at Barellan Road 1.44 Falling 08:00 AM TUE 27/09/22

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.