Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
New South Wales
Severe Weather Warning
for people in the Northern Rivers and Mid North Coast forecast districts
Issued at 10:30 am EDT on Monday 2 February 2015.
Cancellation - Heavy Rain for northern parts of Mid North Coast and Northern Rivers.
A slow-moving low pressure trough has moved off the northeastern New South Wales coast.
The Severe Weather Warning for the Northern Rivers and Mid North Coast forecast districts has been cancelled, but the situation will continue to be monitored and further warnings will be issued if necessary.
Stuarts Island and Coffs Harbour have recorded 114mm and 113mm respectively in the 24 hours to 9:00am today.
The State Emergency Service advises that people should:
- Keep clear of fallen power lines.
- Don't drive, ride or walk through flood water.
- Keep clear of creeks and storm drains.
- Beware of fallen trees or debris on the road.
For emergency help in floods and storms, ring your local SES Unit on 132 500.
No further warnings will be issued for this event.
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.