More heavy rains and floods expected across New South Wales

Australia’s New South Wales (NSW) cyclone valley can lead to continuous heavy rainfall in many areas where it is expected to receive up to 50 millimeters on Friday, leading to new floods.

according to Meteorological Bureau More floods are expected in the (BOM), especially in the inland and Hunter river areas. Both have already been affected by the recent floods.

This happens in recent weeks after heavy rains and saturated catchments have caused massive floods along the western and north-central coasts of New South Wales.

Massive floods are currently occurring around the town of Scone, with moderate rainfall in the upper Hunter River catchment from Thursday night to Friday morning.

Various levels have also occurred in the New England region, with major floods currently occurring in Wewer, with moderate floods expected to occur in Narrabri and Tamworth on Friday afternoons and Friday nights, respectively. ..

Ganeder has also been hit by moderate floods, but can be even more serious on weekends.

A moderate flood warning was issued to Bathurst, and heavy rains fell on the Macquarie River basin on Thursday night. The water level of the Bassert River is expected to reach 4.5 meters around 6 pm on Friday.

Further west, heavy thunderstorms can cause heavy rains, flash floods can occur, and towns such as Dubbo, Parks, and Wellington can be affected.

Meanwhile, strong winds are expected along the Illawarra coast from Friday to Saturday, and strong wind warnings will be issued on the coasts of Sydney and other states.

Dangerous wave warnings were issued on Friday in Sydney and the South Coast of New South Wales, which will spread throughout the New South Wales coast on Saturday.

According to SES, meteorologists have declared La Niña’s climatic conditions, so the New South Wales community needs to be prepared for the increased risk of severe weather events during this stormy season.

BOM La Niña defines that daytime temperatures are low in the south of the tropics and nighttime temperatures are high in the north, with high rainfall in most parts of the country. Extreme temperature changes reduce the risk of frost. Tropical cyclones will be more frequent and monsoons will start earlier.

Carlene York, New South Wales SES Commissioner, said the entire New South Wales community could be hit by bad weather in the coming months, and SES was already busy since the beginning of the stormy season.

“Since the beginning of the storm season (October 1, 2021), our volunteers have responded to more than 6,715 support requests from the community,” she said.

She emphasized the importance of people being aware of their risks and the urgency in their preparation.

“Simple things like preparing an emergency evacuation kit are very convenient and can help if you need to evacuate from home,” she said.

“our Website There is a lot of useful information for those who need help preparing for risk and learning. “

Steve Milne


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