Published on 28 October 2022
🔔 Flood relief and cross over gates will be reopened early next week.
🔔 The Bureau of Meteorology issued a FINAL flood warning for the Macleay River at 1.21pm on Monday.
🔔 No further flooding is expected in the Macleay River.🔔 The Bureau of Meteorology issued a CANCELLATION of Severe Weather Warning at 8.14am on Monday.🔔 All bridges are now open.
The Bureau of Meteorology warning states:
"No further flooding is expected in the Macleay River.
"The Macleay River at Georges Creek is expected to remain below the minor flood level (6.00 m)."For more information head to the Bureau of Meteorology website at Flood Warning - Macleay River (bom.gov.au)
Bridges that cross the Macleay River upstream of Kempsey are open.
🚧 Sherwood Bridge is OPEN
🚧 Turners Flat Bridge is OPEN
🚧 Temagog Bridge is OPEN
🚧 Toorooka Bridge is OPEN
🚧 Bellbrook Bridge is OPEN
Please exercise caution and drive to conditions.
Flood relief and cross over gates will be reopened early next week. All flood mitigation structures were closed on Saturday.
🔒 Kinchela Creek cross over and relief gates are CLOSED
🔒 Belmore River cross over and relief gates are CLOSED
🔒 Christmas Creek Flood gates are CLOSED
🔒 Euroka Creek Flood gates are CLOSED
⛽ Staff are on site and pumps are in place and operational.
⛽ Groundwater levels have been trending downward since September, however recent rainfall has seen further rises in groundwater levels.⛽ Council staff will continue to monitor the situation and provide updates should conditions change
🕵️♀️ Residents and visitors are urged to remain cautious on the roads for localised impacts and not attempt to drive through floodwaters or cross flooded bridges.
👂 Council welcomes advice from residents in outlying areas regarding any concerns which may be reported to Council on 6566 3200.👮♀️ For emergency help in floods and storms, call the NSW State Emergency Service on 132 500. In life-threatening situations call triple zero (000)
Further updates will only focus on roads, bridges and floodgatess and will be provided as required.