Source: Bureau of Meteorology

Issued at 2:12 pm EDT on Friday 1 April 2022 Flood Watch Number: 1

FLOODING POSSIBLE FOR PARTS OF LOWER NSW SOUTH COAST

A low pressure system over the Tasman Sea is forecast to move southwards towards the NSW south coast during the weekend. This weather system has the potential to bring rainfall and cause flooding along NSW coastal catchments from Bega to the Victorian Border.

Flood Watch for is current for parts of Gippsland in Victoria.

The weather system may cause flooding for the catchments listed from Sunday onwards. Flood Classes (minor, moderate, major) are only defined for catchments where the Bureau provides a flood warning service.

Catchments likely to be affected include:

Bega River minor flooding

Towamba River

Bemm, Cann and Genoa Rivers

Flood warnings are current for the following catchments: Wilsons, Richmond, Clarence, Orara, Bellinger, Wollombi, Macintyre,Culgoa, Birrie, Bokhara, Narran, and Paroo


For the latest flood and weather warnings see www.bom.gov.au/nsw/warnings/

For the latest rainfall and weather forecasts see www.bom.gov.au/australia/meteye/

For the latest rainfall and river level information see www.bom.gov.au/nsw/flood



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