Saturday, February 21, 2015

Flood Warning For Bellinger River.

Tropical Cyclone Marcia will go down in record as being the furthermost south a tropical cyclone has made landfall.

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Looking towards the Pacific Ocean in Urunga.

  • Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology

    Issued at 1:43 pm EDT on Saturday 21 February 2015
    Flood Warning Number: 2

    An average of 75 millimetres of rain has fallen during the past 36 hours to 1pm today [21/02/15].  However, the rain intensity has increased during the past 6 hours.
    Further rain is forecast for the remainder of today.
    This forecast rain is expected to cause minor flooding at Thora this evening [21/02/15].
    At this stage it is not possible to predict the flood peak because of uncertainty over how much more rain will fall.

    Predicted River Heights/Flows:
    - with forecast rain reach minor flood level (3 metres) around 11pm Saturday [21/02/15]
    - remains below minor flood level
    - remains below minor flood level

    FloodSafe advice is available at
    For emergency assistance call the SES on telephone number 132 500.
    For life threatening emergencies, call 000 immediately.
    Weather Forecast:
    For the latest weather forecast see
    Next Issue:
    The next warning will be issued by 5pm Saturday [21/02/15].

    Latest River Heights:
    Bellinger R at Thora 2.37m rising 01:24 PM SAT 21/02/15
    Never Never Ck at Gleniffer 1.26m rising 01:32 PM SAT 21/02/15
    Bellinger R at Bellingen Br 1.96m rising 01:33 PM SAT 21/02/15
    Kalang R at Kooroowi (Scotchman) 1.23m rising 01:37 PM SAT 21/02/15
    Kalang R at Newry Island 1.06m falling 01:38 PM SAT 21/02/15

    For latest rainfall and river level information see
    Issued by: The Bureau of Meteorology, Supplied to the ABC by: Weatherzone
    For further information or additional warnings visit:

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