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Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, New South Wales

Final Flood Warning for the Queanbeyan and Molonglo Rivers

at Queanbeyan

Issued at 7:38 am EDT on Saturday 27 November 2021

Flood Warning Number: 7

FLOODING NO LONGER OCCURRING AT QUEANBEYAN

Queanbeyan River:

No further flooding is expected along the Queanbeyan River.

The Queanbeyan River at Queens Bridge peaked at 4.40 metres around 2:00 pm Friday 26 November. The river is expected to have fallen below the minor flood level overnight.

Molonglo River:

No further flooding is expected along the Molonglo River.

The Molonglo River at Oaks Estate peaked at the minor flood level (4.50 metres) around 03:00 pm Friday 26 November and is currently at 3.93 metres and falling.

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

* ACT SES: www.esa.act.gov.au/actses/

* 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

* BOM ACT Twitter: www.twitter.com/BOM_ACT

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
Queanbeyan River at Tinderry 2.39 Falling 07:04 AM SAT 27/11/21
Queanbeyan River at Wickerslack 2.47 Falling 12:54 AM SAT 27/11/21
Queanbeyan River at Queens Bridge 4.30 Falling 06:30 PM FRI 26/11/21
Molonglo River at Burbong 1.33 Falling 04:44 AM 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.