Critical Alert

WEATHER: Current warnings and road closures

Landslips along the Gwydir Highway in between Glenn Innes and Grafton.
Landslips along the Gwydir Highway in between Glenn Innes and Grafton. Roads and Maritime Service

Flood warnings:

Clarence River

Final Flood Warning for the Clarence River
at Grafton
Issued at 8:52 am EDT on Thursday 23 March 2017
Flood Warning Number: 5

A moderate flood warning remains current for the Orara River.

Clarence River:
River levels at Grafton fell below the minor flood level (2.1 metres) Wednesday afternoon.

Flood Safety Advice:
FloodSafe advice is available at www.ses.nsw.gov.au

For emergency assistance call the SES on telephone number 132 500.

For life threatening emergencies, call 000 immediately.

Next Issue:
This is a final warning, no further warnings will be issued for this event.

Latest River Heights:
Location Height of River (m) Tendency Date/Time of Observation
Nymboida River at Nymboida 2.49 Steady 08:10 AM THU 23/03/17
Mann River at Mitchell 1.13 Steady 08:00 AM THU 23/03/17
Boyd River at Broadmeadows 1.94 Steady 08:00 AM THU 23/03/17
Clarence River at Tabulam 1.15 Steady 08:00 AM THU 23/03/17
Clarence River at Baryulgil 3.27 Steady 06:00 AM THU 23/03/17
Mann River at Jackadgery 2.58 Steady 08:00 AM THU 23/03/17
Clarence River at Lilydale 4.24 Falling 08:00 AM THU 23/03/17
Orara River at Glenreagh (Automatic Gauge) 1.92 Steady 08:00 AM THU 23/03/17
Clarence River at Grafton (Prince St) 1.28 Falling 08:00 AM THU 23/03/17
Clarence River at Ulmarra 1.08 Steady 08:00 AM THU 23/03/17
Clarence River at Maclean 0.79 Falling 08:00 AM THU 23/03/17

Orara River

Flood Warning Number: 12

Orara River:

River levels at Coutts Crossing have fallen below the minor flood level (5.0 metres).

Flood Safety Advice:

FloodSafe advice is available at www.ses.nsw.gov.au

For emergency assistance call the SES on telephone number 132 500.

For life threatening emergencies, call 000 immediately.

Next Issue:

This is a final warning, no further warnings will be issued for this event.

Latest River Heights:

Location Height of River (m) Tendency Date/Time of Observation
Orara River at Karangi 1.29 Steady 09:00 AM THU 23/03/17
Orara River at Glenreagh (Automatic Gauge) 1.90 Falling 09:00 AM THU 23/03/17
Orara River at Coutts Crossing 4.20 Falling 08:30 AM THU 23/03/17

Road closures:

Gwydir Hwy

Good afternoon,

The Gwydir Highway has reopened between Glen Innes and Grafton but motorists are still advised to exercise caution and allow extra travel time.

The highway was closed in both directions due to landslips at various locations.

While diversions have now been lifted, only one lane of the Gwydir Highway is open at the site of a landslip in the Gibraltar Range.

Temporary traffic lights are in place to allow traffic to pass in each direction.

For the latest traffic information visit www.livetraffic.com or call 132 701

Clarence Valley Council

Closed

1.  15 Mile Swamp - Lower Kangaroo Creek Rd (Closed)
Water over road

2.  Black Swan Drive Coutts Crossing (Closed)
Water over road

3.  Braunstone Road (Closed)
Road is closed

4.  Browns Lane, Coaldale (Closed)
Road is closed due to Bridge wash out

5.  Cangai Road - White Bridge (Closed)
White Bridge on the Cangai Road is closed.

6.  Carnham Road (Closed)
Water over road - bridge under water

7.  Coombadjha Road (Closed)
Water over road at Broadwater Bridge

8.  Kungala Road (Closed)
Water over road

9.  Kungala Road at Dundoo Bridge (Closed)
Water over bridge

10.  Kungala Road at Sherwood Creek (Closed)
Water over road

11.  Lilydale Road - Lilydale Bridge (Closed)
Road closed water over road

12.  Lower Kangaroo Creek Road (Closed)
Lower Kangaroo Creek Road is closed

13.  McPhersons Crossing (Closed)
Water over road

14.  Mulquinneys Road (Closed)
Water over road

15.  Old Glen Innes Road - Buccarumbi Bridge (Closed)

Old Glen Innes Road at Conroys Road (Closed)
Waker over the road

16.  Plain Station Road - Yates Flat (Closed)
Water over the road

17.  Rushforth Road Poley Bridge (Closed)
Water over bridge

18.  Tucabia-Tyndale Road (Closed)
Water over road

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