Recent Floods and Storms
You can learn a lot from the past.
Read about the significant floods and storms that have happened in your area in recent years.
Here are the records of floods in your area. They may help you understand the risk in your area.
They are listed for significant river systems with key warning gauges only.
Local Road Information
Here are some handy links to Roads and Maritime Services and your local councils who manage road closures in your area.
A list of significant rivers in the Mid North Coast Region of NSW and a handy link to river conditions and latest rainfall totals to help you self-assess the risk in your area.
Things to consider if you live in an urban area
Urban areas, including metropolitan, suburbs and towns, can have specific storm risks including impacts of flash flooding. It is important to remember that storm water and floodwater in urban areas can be very dangerous.
Your Local Councils
Check with your local council for information about property-specific risks, local road closures and local planning approval guidelines.
Your Local NSW SES Units
NSW is divided into 17 Regions based on major river systems. Check here to see the local Units operating in your area.
Each Region Controller is responsible for the operational control of emergency flood and storm responses, including planning, training, operational support and other functions within their area of control.
Emergency Service Organisations
Contact details for Emergency Service Organisations in NSW
Local Radio Stations
Your local radio station can provide information and updates during emergencies that are specific to your local area
Other useful contacts
Some other useful contacts that may help you during and after disasters
Flood Storm and Tsunami Guides
Download the FloodSafe, StormSafe and TsunamiSafe guides here to help you prepare for emergencies near you.
Flood Storm and Tsunami Plans
The NSW SES undertakes flood, storm and tsunami planning to determine how to best manage natural disasters.
Tsunami Evacuation Map
The NSW State Emergency Service (NSW SES) has released maps showing evacuation areas in the event of a land-threat tsunami.
Learn how tsunami could impact your location.
Next steps toward recovery
In NSW, recovery following a disaster is managed by a range of organisations.
The NSW SES has produced a recovery guide to help you take the next steps towards recovery from floods, storms and tsunami.
We have also compiled some handy links to other resources that may help you get back on your feet.
Wet Catchments and Thunderstorms: NSW SES urges people to be aware of weather conditions over the coming days
05/01/2021 02:55:25 PM
Locations in the North East of NSW from the Hunter and Mid North Coast up to the NSW and Queensland border are asked to monitor the weather conditions closely over the coming days.
1000 people cut off as the NSW SES gear up for more bad weather
03/01/2021 06:31:36 PM
The NSW SES is gearing up for more bad weather in the week ahead with roughly 1000 people still intermittently isolated on the Mid North Coast.
Volunteers awarded for 837 years of service
24/12/2020 04:20:44 PM
Volunteers from the NSW SES Kogarah, Windellama, Wingecarribee, Campbelltown and Auburn Units have been recognised for 837 years of combined service.
Storms and floods a very real risk over Christmas
23/12/2020 04:02:37 PM
Following severe storms, heavy rain and flooding along the North Coast, the NSW Government and the NSW State Emergency Service (NSW SES) are urging communities to stay vigilant, especially over the Christmas and New Year period.