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Moruya River flooding update Aug 9th 2020

UPDATED 1.50pm

⚠️NSW SES has issued an evacuation warning for Moruya CBD, east of the highway. Residents and businesses should prepare to relocate during daylight hours to family or friends. Once water levels begin to rise in the Moruya River and surrounding creeks you can expect to see flooding of roads, sewerage lines, yards, sheds and low lying buildings. Power could also be lost.  You need to act now and have a plan should an Evacuation Order be issued.

Locations within the Mourya CBD that may be affected- East of Vulcan Street (Princes Highway) • Shore Street • Church Street • Queen Street • Ford Street • Campbell Street • East of Murray Street towards to Princes Highway • John Street Please read details here >

Stay up to date with information and follow warnings - listen to or follow NSW SES local radio, BOM, Live Traffic. 

Stay up to date with information and follow warnings - listen to or follow NSW SES, local radio, BOM, Live Traffic.

Road closures in Eurobodalla at 12pm Sunday:

❌ Araluen Road closed at Kiora

❌ Wamban Road closed at bridge 1

❌ Comerang Farm Road closed at Eurobodalla Road

❌ Nerrigundah Mountain Road closed at Tyrone bridge

❌ Eurobodalla Road closed at Nerrigundah Mountain Road

❌ Congo Road north closed at causeway

❌The River Road closed at Nelligen creek causeway

 ❌Clouts Road, Mogendoura

Council crews are out and about removing trees from roads and monitoring and repairing damage. Today is a great day to stay off the road if you can, folks.

SES recommends those likely to be impacted by flooding:

Consider collecting essentials in a waterproof bag: food, water, warm clothes, medications, valuables, important documents, toys for children in case you need to leave.

Keep pets close by, always know where they are.

Clean up yards and secure moveable objects such as trampolines, BBQs and outdoor furniture.

Farmers and businesses are encouraged to move pumps, animals and equipment to higher ground in case roads close and organise for sufficient stock feed and water for your animals. Also move poisons, waste and chemicals to high storage locations.

🧱Builders and construction site managers are reminded to prepare sites before the rain, and monitor and manage sediment.

🧡Check on your family, friends and neighbours and share this information.

🦺Safety is your highest priority - never drive, walk or play in flood waters.

For emergency help in floods and storms, call the NSW State Emergency Service on 132 500. In life threatening situations call triple zero (000) immediately.

Above: Moruya River, 12:30pm Sunday

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