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Minor flood warning issued

The town of Coraki isolated by floodwaters - January 2008.
The town of Coraki isolated by floodwaters - January 2008. Cathy Adams

A MINOR flood warning has been issued for the Richmond River at Coraki.

More than 230mm of rain has fallen in the Coraki area in the past 24 hours with an average of 90mm rainfall falling in the catchment in the past 24hrs to 6pm last night .

Rain fall has eased overnight however the SES is monitoring the situation.

Predicted River Heights:
Casino - Peak below minor
Coraki - Exceed minor flood level (3.4m) around 3pm and reach 4.0m around 9pm tonight
Bungawalbin - Reach minor flood level (3.0m) around 3.00pm today
Woodburn - Remain below minor flood level.

If you need emergency assistance as a result of flooding, contact your local State Emergency Service Unit by calling 132 500. 

Information on the weather can be obtained from the Bureau of Meteorology website.

Alternatively, you may phone 1300 659 218.

For road information contact your local council, RTA the website.

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