Flood Warning

Be aware there is a severe weather warning currently in place with predictions for 200mm of rain in the next 24-48 hours. http://www.bom.gov.au/products/IDN20032.shtml The Tweed River  at Uki is currently  just over 2m (Uki gauge *, 18:00, 12 June 2017). There is plenty of capacity, but as the catchment is so saturated from the recent 150+mm […]

DRINKING WATER ALERT

The Uki water reservoir has been flooded with river water. It has to be drained – 700 000 litres of it – so they can replace it with clean water. Tweed Shire Council are draining it now. This will take overnight. DON’T DRINK THE TOWN WATER ! If you absolutely must drink it – boil […]

Aftermath

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After the Rain

Waters have mostly receded and there are NO dangerously raised Water Levels currently. Please be aware that there may still be areas under water and roads damaged and impassable. Debris like rocks, fallen trees or branches can be on the road, as well as excess run-off and may affect your travel.Drive with caution.

CAUTION

Heavy rain predicted with potential flooding and especially flash flooding. Localised heavy rainfall is forecast over the next few days. With the land being already saturated it is to be expected for roads to become impassable and likely in a short matter of time. Please pay extra caution when travelling and prepare your home for […]

No Alert

There are NO dangerously raised Water Levels at present. Please be aware that after an event debris, fallen trees or branches, as well as excess run-off may affect your travel.

10.0 meter *

Travelling at this time is impossible. Contact the SES on 132 500, if you have an emergency. STAY SAFE – STAY WHERE YOU ARE. Byangum Bridge is closed Byrrill Creek is cut off at Tweed River bridge Rowlands Creek Road is impassable Smiths Creek Road is flooded Palmers Road is cut off Byrrill Creek Road […]

9.0 meter *

Travelling at this time is of no use. Contact the SES on 132 500, if you have an emergency. STAY SAFE – STAY WHERE YOU ARE. Byangum Bridge is closed Byrrill Creek is cut off at Tweed River bridge Rowlands Creek Road is impassable Smiths Creek Road is flooded Palmers Road is cut off Byrrill […]