NSW SES WEATHER AND FLOOD UPDATE SATURDAY 8 JUNE 2024

08/06/2024 07:26 AM

Widespread heavy rainfall has now eased across NSW, though scattered showers remain. 

 Multiple Flood Warnings are currently in place including; 

• Minor – Major Flood Warning for the Hawkesbury and Nepean Rivers 

• Minor Flood Warning for the Cooks River 

• Minor Flood Warning for the Woronora River 

• Minor Flood Warning for the Shoalhaven River 

• Minor Flood Warning for the St Georges Basin 

• Minor Flood Warning for the Deua River 

• Minor Flood Warning for the Hastings River 

Within the Hawkesbury-Nepean Valley NSW State Emergency Service (SES) efforts today will include the establishment of a resupply sector at Wiseman’s Ferry from this morning and crews undertaking door knocking and community engagement within impacted communities. 

At present 12 areas along the river have been advised to evacuate due to rising floodwaters that may impact their access and egress routes. Road closures include the Menangle Bridge, Camden Valley Way, Yarramundi Bridge and Richmond Bridge. The Windsor Bridge remains open at this stage. Ferry Services have been impacted overnight, with Transport for NSW advising assessments on operations will be made during the day based on river conditions. 

An Evacuation Centre has been established at the Richmond Club, 6 East Market St, Richmond. 

Register.Find.Reunite This service registers, finds and reunites family, friends and loved ones after an emergency. For more information visit: https://register.redcross.org.au/ 

Operational statistics Incidents in last 24 hours to 5am: 297 Flood rescues to 5am: 13 

Incidents by zone:

Metro Zone: 96

North Eastern Zone: 3

North Western Zone: 4

North Western Zone: 13

South Eastern Zone: 174

Southern Zone: 1

Western Zone: 1

Current Warnings

Emergency: 12

Watch and Act: 21

Advice: 12 Total: 45 

Emergency Warnings: 

Parts of Sacksville: Evacuate before 3am 8 June 

Parts of Sacksville North: Evacuate before 3am 8 June 

Parts of Cumberland Reach: Evacuate before 3am 8 June 

Parts of Lower Portland on eastern side of Hawkesbury River: Evacuate before 2am Saturday 8 June 

Pitt Town Bottoms Flooding: Evacuate before 6am 8 June 

Northern part of Pitt Town (around Percy’s Place Caravan Park): Evacuate before 1am Saturday 8 June 

Cornwallis and eastern part of Richmond: Evacuate before 1am Saturday 8 June 

Parts of lower Portland: Evacuate before 11:30 Friday 7 June 

Parts of Cattai: Evacuate before: 11:30pm Friday 7 June 

Low lying parts of Agnes Banks: Evacuate before 11:30pm Friday 7 June 


Media Enquiries: NSW SES Media on 1800 067 234.


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