Major Flood Bulletin Explained
|Major Flood Warning||
|Major Flooding||Flooding which causes inundation of extensive rural areas, with properties, villages and towns isolated and/or appreciable urban areas flooded.|
Critical Information to remember
Who to call?
Put your Emergency Kit together
Locate your Emergency Kit and add any medications, important papers, special items for babies and the elderly, clothing, food and water.
Your emergency kit should contain all the essential items you will need if you need to evacuate or become isolated. These items may include medications, important documents and family photos.
Click here to learn more about preparing an Emergency Kit with essential items
Never enter floodwater
The major cause of death during floods is by people entering floodwater. This includes driving, riding and walking through floodwater and children playing in floodwater.
The NSW SES advises people to NEVER enter floodwater.
Floodwater may be deeper and faster flowing than it appears and often contains hidden snags and debris.
Know your warnings
Know the height at which your home, business and/or property could be affected by floodwater. Find out how deep the water could get in and around your property Listen to local radio stations, television broadcasts and social media updates to keep up to date with the current situations.
AUSLAN - what you can do when a Flood Warning is issued