Severe Weather Warning

IDN28500

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
New South Wales

Severe Weather Warning
for heavy rainfall
for people in the Mid North Coast forecast district

Issued at 4:26 am EDT on Tuesday 27 January 2015.

Heavy for Mid North Coast.

Weather Situation

Deep onshore flow is bringing locally heavy rain.

Heavy rain which may lead to FLASH FLOODING is forecast for the Mid North Coast forecast district.

Since 9am Monday Port Macquarie recorded 166 mm of rain, Sawtell 118 mm, Wooli 149 mm and Minnie Waters 121 mm.

The State Emergency Service advises that people should:

  • Don't drive, ride or walk through flood water.
  • Keep clear of creeks and storm drains.
  • If you are trapped by flash flooding, seek refuge in the highest available place and ring 000 if you need rescue.

For emergency help in floods and storms, ring your local SES Unit on 132 500.

The next warning will be issued by 11:00 am EDT Tuesday.

This warning is also available through TV and Radio broadcasts; the Bureau's website at www.bom.gov.au or call 1300 659 218.

The Bureau and State Emergency Service would appreciate this warning being broadcast regularly.