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  • Final Flood Warning For The Hunter River Wed 01 Dec 2021

    Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, New South Wales
    Final Flood Warning For The Hunter River 
    Issued at 02:48 AM EDT on Wednesday 01 December 2021
    Flood Watch Number: 26
     The Hunter River at Maitland fell below the minor flood level (5.90 metres) at 6 PM Tuesday.
    Lower Hunter:
    No further flooding is expected in the Lower Hunter.
    Hunter River at Maitland (Belmore Bridge):
    Flood Safety Advice:
    In life threatening emergencies, call 000 (triple zero) immediately. If you require rescue, assistance to evacuate or other emergency help, ring NSW SES on 132 500.
     * Avoid drowning. Stay out of rising water, seek refuge in the highest available place.
     * Prevent damage to your vehicle. Move it under cover, away from areas likely to flood.
     * Avoid being swept away. Stay out of fast-flowing creeks and storm drains.
     * Never drive, ride or walk through flood water. Flood water can be deceptive and dangerous.}
    For more emergency information, advice, and access to the latest river heights and rainfall observations and forecasts:
     * NSW SES:
     * RMS Live Traffic:
     * Latest River Heights and Rainfall Observations:
     * Latest NSW Warnings:
     * Rainfall Forecasts:
     * BOM NSW Twitter:
    Next issue:
    This is a final warning, no further warnings will be issued for this event.
    Latest River Heights:
    Kingdon Ponds at Scone,0.59,Steady,02:34 AM WED 01/12/21
    Hunter River at Aberdeen,3.28,Falling,01:45 AM WED 01/12/21
    Hunter River at Muswellbrook,3.24,Rising,02:00 AM WED 01/12/21
    Hunter River at Denman,3.16,Falling,01:30 AM WED 01/12/21
    Goulburn River at Sandy Hollow,2.807,Falling,01:30 AM WED 01/12/21
    Hunter River at Liddell,7.37,Steady,01:30 AM WED 01/12/21
    Wollombi Brook at Bulga,2.08,Falling,01:45 AM WED 01/12/21
    Hunter River at Singleton,4.78,Falling,01:30 AM WED 01/12/21
    Hunter River at Greta,5.69,Falling,01:30 AM WED 01/12/21
    Hunter River at Maitland (Belmore Bridge),4.76,Falling,02:15 AM WED 01/12/21
    Hunter River at Raymond Terrace,1.02,Falling,02:15 AM WED 01/12/21
    This advice is also available by dialling 1300 659 210. Warning, rainfall and river information are available at The latest weather forecast is available at