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Minor flooding possible for the Hawkesbury Nepean and Colo rivers from Friday into weekend

Oct 19, 2022


Source: Bureau of Meteorology Issued at 12:25 pm EDT on Wednesday 19 October 2022


Flood Watch Number: 2

BOM says, “a low pressure system is forecast to bring heavy rainfall and thunderstorms across New South Wales from Wednesday to Friday, before weakening, but will be quickly followed by another rain-bearing system on the weekend.

“This weather system is likely to affect coastal catchments including the Wollombi Brook, Lower Hunter, Hawkesbury Nepean and Colo Rivers from Friday into the weekend,” says BOM.

Catchments likely to be affected include: Hawkesbury and Lower Nepean Rivers – minor flooding Upper Coxs River – no information currently Colo River – minor flooding Macdonald River – no information currently.


Warragamba Dam sits at 100% full today – Wednesday – so will continue to spill.


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