Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Hastings River
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, New South Wales
Final Flood Warning For The Hastings River
Issued at 10:16 AM EST on Friday 15 July 2022
Flood Watch Number: 5
FLOODING NO LONGER EXPECTED AT SETTLEMENT POINT
River levels at Settlement Point peaked just below the minor flood level Thursday night on the high tide.
Flooding is no longer expected along the Hastings River.
The Hastings River at Settlement Point peaked at 1.14 metres around 10:00 pm Thursday on the high tide, just below the minor flood level (1.20 metres).
Flood Safety Advice:
In life threatening emergencies, call 000 (triple zero) immediately. If you require rescue, assistance to evacuate or other emergency help, ring NSW SES on 132 500.
*Avoid drowning. Stay out of rising water, seek refuge in the highest available place.
*Prevent damage to your vehicle. Move it under cover, away from areas likely to flood.
*Avoid being swept away. Stay out of fast-flowing creeks and storm drains.
*Never drive, ride or walk through flood water. Flood water can be deceptive and dangerous.}
For more emergency information, advice, and access to the latest river heights and rainfall observations and forecasts:
* NSW SES: www.ses.nsw.gov.au
* RMS Live Traffic: www.livetraffic.com
* Latest River Heights and Rainfall Observations: www.bom.gov.au/nsw/flood/midnorth.shtml
* Latest NSW Warnings: www.bom.gov.au/nsw/warnings/
* Rainfall Forecasts: www.bom.gov.au/australia/meteye/
* BOM NSW Twitter: www.twitter.com/BOM_NSW
This is a final warning, no further warnings will be issued for this event.
Latest River Heights:
Hastings River at Settlement Point,0.51,Rising,09:45 AM FRI 15/07/22
This advice is also available by dialling 1300 659 210. Warning, rainfall and river information are available at www.bom.gov.au/nsw/flood. The latest weather forecast is available at www.bom.gov.au/nsw/forecasts.