Darling River flooding continues

February 2, 2023 6:17 am in by

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A Flood — Watch and Act alert remains in place for the Darling River.

The NSW SES advises people in the following area(s) NOT TO ENTER FLOODWATER due to predicted widespread major flooding:

  • Menindee and surrounds, including downstream properties
  • Menindee Lakes system
  • Pooncarie and surrounds
  • Pomona
  • Ellerslie
  • Great Darling Anabranch
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  • Burtundy and surrounds

You should monitor the situation as it is constantly changing. Avoid floodwater for your safety.

The Bureau of Meteorology advises that at Burtundy, major flooding is occurring with a peak forecast for 3-5 February.

River levels along the Darling River are likely to remain elevated between Burtundy and Wentworth into February.


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Image: David Burrows (River 1467)