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Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, New South Wales

Final Flood Warning for the Murray River

at Corowa

Issued at 9:08 am EDT on Sunday 5 December 2021

Flood Warning Number: 12

FLOODING NO LONGER OCCURRING AT COROWA

The Murray River at Corowa fell below the minor flood level (4.60 metres) overnight Saturday into Sunday.

Murray River downstream of Hume Dam to Tocumwal:

No further flooding is expected in the Murray River downstream of Hume Dam to Tocumwal.

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:

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
Murray River at Albury 2.21 Falling 08:45 AM SUN 05/12/21
Murray River at Corowa 4.49 Falling 08:45 AM SUN 05/12/21
Murray River at Yarrowonga Downstream 3.66 Steady 08:45 AM SUN 05/12/21
Murray River at Tocumwal 4.44 Falling 08:00 AM SUN 05/12/21
Murray River at Echuca 88.11 Steady 08:00 AM SUN 05/12/21
Murray River at Torrumbarry Weir 3.96 Steady 09:00 AM SUN 05/12/21
Murray River at Barham 3.88 Rising 08:00 AM SUN 05/12/21
Murray River at Swan Hill 2.21 Rising 09:00 AM SUN 05/12/21
Murray River at Wakool Junction 5.17 Falling 08:00 AM SUN 05/12/21
Murray River at Boundary Bend 4.73 Falling 08:00 AM SUN 05/12/21
Murray River at Euston 45.64 Steady 08:00 AM SUN 05/12/21
Murray River at Wentworth 28.99 Steady 08:00 AM SUN 05/12/21
Edward River at Deniliquin 3.21 Rising 08:00 AM SUN 05/12/21
Edward River at Stevens Weir Downstream 3.43 Rising 08:00 AM SUN 05/12/21
Edward River at Moulamein 2.77 Rising 08:00 AM SUN 05/12/21

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.