Flood monitoring canceled: Bureau of Meteorology revokes flood monitoring for the Peel, Namoi and Bell rivers | The northern daily guide


Floods are no longer expected for the Peel or Namoi rivers. The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) has announced that although a strong cold front will pull over eastern NSW on Tuesday, the rains in the flood control area have largely subsided. Showers and thunderstorms are likely for the rest of the week as the BOM continues to monitor the situation. A moderate flood warning applies to the Belubula River near Canowindra. The river can peak near 4 meters on late Tuesday evening, with moderate flooding. Further move-in warnings are issued if necessary. A FLOOD watch was issued for the Peel, Namoi, Belubula and Bell rivers, as a cold front is passing through the region. The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) issued the minor warning on Monday to prepare for moderate rainfall and a low pressure system developing off the coast of NSW. The system has the potential to cause local and river flooding as of Tuesday. “River basins that are likely to be affected by flooding are currently almost saturated following recent rains or are expected to be saturated with forecasted rains,” the BOM statement said. “The weather system is expected to cause flooding for the listed river basins Monday through Tuesday. Also read:” This flood watch means people who live or work along rivers and streams must monitor the latest weather forecasts and warnings and be ready to “Should there be flooding, flood warnings will be issued.” If exceedances are to be expected at important points along the main rivers, flood warnings are issued. For more flood safety notices, visit the State Emergency Services website, Latest News for the Community. Here’s how you can still access our trusted content:



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