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Rain easing but flood risk remains across New South Wales


Issued: 12:30pm AEDT on Sunday, 9 October 2022

Areas forecast to reach major or near major flood levels over the coming days include:

  • Warren on the Macquarie River
  • Nanami, Cottons Weir, Jemalong, Euabalong, Forbes on the Lachlan River
  • Gundagai on the Murrumbidgee River
  • Weilmoringle on the Culgoa River
  • Tilpa on the Darling River

Some catchments east of the Divide are experiencing new flooding from this event, including the Hawkesbury and Nepean.

Rain will ease throughout the day with no further heavy falls expected for the next couple of days. Areas east of the Divide will see patches of rain.

The reprieve may be short-lived as another system looks set to bring rain from Wednesday to Friday.

Flood watches and warnings will continue.

The Bureau continues to monitor the situation closely and update forecasts and warnings regularly.

Communities should follow the advice of emergency services and stay up to date with the latest forecasts and warnings on the Bureau's website and through the BOM Weather app and remember to enable notifications.