NSW could be in for another drenching with further rainfall predicted

11/02/2020 06:24 PM

NSW could be in for another drenching with further rainfall predicted to be on the way later this week.

Residents and business should take necessary steps now to avoid potential damage to their properties.  

  • Those properties already affected by flooding over the past week are encouraged to leave their sandbags and precautionary measures in place.

  • Motorists should obey road closed signage and keep off flooded roads.

  • Farmers on low lying land close to rivers and creeks are urged to monitor livestock, pumps and other equipment. Waste and chemical containers should be located well above predicted flood levels.

  • Consider the impact of possible road closures and flood isolation on work, family and educational commitments.

  • Monitoring emergency warnings and severe weather updates on local ABC radio, NSW SES Facebook Page, Bureau of Meteorology and local council websites.

  • If your property is at risk of inundation, please raise moveable items, such as furniture, as high as possible onto benches or tables, placing electrical items on top.

  • If you live in a low-lying area and are advised by an emergency services officer to evacuate, please do so.

  • If you need to evacuate with pets, go to the getreadyanimals.nsw.gov.au website for information.

  • Securing outside belongings and before leaving; turn off the power, water and take essential medicines and clothes with you.


For emergency help in floods and storms, call NSW SES on 132 500. In life threatening situations call triple-0 immediately.

 


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