Thursday, February 02, 2012

More weather

Our very unsummerlike summer shows no sign of changing. Well, except to get worse.

The Bureau of Meteorology currently has this list of weather warnings  on its website  for New South Wales.

  • Severe Weather Warning for Upper Western, North West Slopes & Plains, Metropolitan, Northern Tablelands, Illawarra, Central West Slopes & Plains, Hunter, Mid North Coast and Central Tablelands forecast districts,

  • Flood Watch,

  • Flood Warning - Clarence River,

  • Flood Warning - Bellinger River,

  • Flood Warning - Macleay River,

  • Flood Warning - Hastings River,

  • Flood Warning - Manning River,

  • Flood Warning - Orara River,

  • Flood Warning - Gwydir River,

  • Flood Warning - Peel-Namoi Rivers,

  • Flood Warning - Castlereagh River,

  • Flood Warning - Culgoa-Bokhara-Narran Rivers,

  • Flood Warning - Warrego River,

  • Flood Warning - Paroo River,

  • Flood Warning - Barwon-Darling Rivers,

  • Flood Warning - Nambucca River,

  • NSW/ACT Severe Thunderstorm Warning 1.

  • Its worst in the north and north-west with about 2,500 people cut off in various areas and the SES has just ordered the evacuation of about 2,000 people in the town of Moree and its surrounds. There are reports that helicopters are having to be used to get about 600 people out.

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