There is currently minor flooding happening in St Georges Basin and Sussex Inlet.
The St Georges Basin at Sussex Inlet is currently at 0.96 metres and near its peak with minor flooding.
Renewed river rises and further peaks are expected overnight Monday and on Tuesday with the high tide.
The Bureau of Meteorology predicts the St Georges Basin at Sussex Inlet to peak at 1.10 metres around 1:00am Tuesday on the high tide with minor flooding.
What the SES are expecting:
- Based on the prediction provided by the Bureau of Meteorology, it is expected the following areas may be impacted by dangerous floodwaters:
- Properties and low lying areas fronting Sussex Inlet may be affected:
- Including but not limited to Fairview Crescent, River Road, Ellmoos Avenue, Poole Avenue, Nielson Avenue, Banksia Street and Wunda Lane
- Badgee may become isolated due to water over River road
What you need to do:
- People in areas likely to be impacted by flooding should act now to prepare properties for flooding;
- Stay up to date with information. Listen to flood warnings and follow the advice on how to protect yourself, family and property - see below for ways to stay informed
- Pack essential items in waterproof bag: food, water, warm clothes, medications, valuables, important documents, toys for children in case you need to leave
- Prepare and crate your pets so you always know where they are
- Clean up yards and secure moveable objects such as trampolines, BBQs and outdoor furniture
- Check on your family, friends and neighbours and share this information
Motorists should never drive through flood waters, which may have washed away road surfaces and could be deeper or faster-flowing than they look.
For emergency help in floods and storms, call the NSW State Emergency Service on 132 500. In life threatening situations call triple zero (000) immediately.