Shoalhaven News

Bureau warns of abnormally high tides

The Bureau of Meteorology have issued a Severe Weather Warning for ABNORMALLY HIGH TIDES THIS MORNING. King Tides are again expected along the entire New South Wales coast . Water levels during the high tide may be near or exceed the highest tide of the year and cause inundation for low-lying coastal...

Nowra Flood Photos - Feb 10 2020

The following images were captured around Nowra and surrounds on February 10th, 2020 following extensive downpours in the region. The floating pontoon on the eastern side of the Nowra Bridge.The water covers the footpath along the river on the eastern side of the Nowra Bridge.The Shoalhaven River burst its banks, covering...

Minor flood watch for St. Georges Basin & Sussex Inlet

WHAT IS HAPPENING?Minor flooding is forecast for St Georges Basin at Island Point Road and Sussex Inlet.The Bureau of Meteorology has predicted that the St Georges Basin gauge will reach 1.20 metres at the Island Point gauge on Monday evening. Sussex Inlet gauge is expected to reach 0.90 metres on...

Road closure update for Shoalhaven

A number of road closures are in place across the Shoalhaven due to the heavy rainfall. Here's the latest list from Shoalhaven City Council as of 9:41am: ROAD CLOSURES Moss Vale Road – 1 km north of Barfields East Bound Closed. Nowra Meroo Road from Jasmine drive to the Princes Highway. Berry Street from Albatross road...

Shoalhaven flood warning goes next level

Based on the prediction provided by the Bureau of Meteorology, it is expected the following areas will be impacted by dangerous floodwaters: Grady’s Caravan Park becomes isolated as Burrier Road is cut by floodwaters Terrara Road begins to flood and will impact on access for Terrara residents Bolong Road, Hyam Street, Scenic Drive,...

Shoalhaven River entrance mechanically opened to the sea

Shoalhaven Council has been forced to bring in the diggers to open the entrance to Shoalhaven River at Shoalhaven Heads. Flood water has reached a level at the Nowra Boat Shed that has triggered the move, leading to machinery operators being called in to open Shoalhaven River Entrance to the sea.  People are...

Tallowa Dam full to overflowing

The rain's been good for our dams. Water NSW says they're set to receive their best inflows in nearly three years. They say if the rain continues to pour at this rate, Warragamba will have recouped nine months of water supply in less than a week. Tallowa Dam on the Shoalhaven River meantime...

Flood alert for St Georges Basin

Minor flooding is forecast for St Georges Basin at Island Point Road and Sussex Inlet. The Bureau of Meteorology has predicted that the St Georges Basin will reach 1.20 metres at theIsland Point gauge and Sussex Inlet is expected to reach 1.10 metres this morning  at 10:00am. What we are expecting: Based on...

Lake Conjola told to prepare to evacuate

The NSW SES is advising residents in Lake Conjola to prepare to evacuate. As a result of rising flood waters residents within the areas listed below should prepare to evacuate. Lake Conjola Entrance Tourist Park and Deep Water Resort. Edwin avenue, Aney Street, Milham way Gerrard Way, Carrol Avenue and Lake Conjola Entrance...

Severe weather warning Illawarra/South Coast

A trough lying along the southern and central parts of the New South Wales coast is bringing persistent rain and windy conditions to many areas. The conditions are expected to ease by the later part of Monday as the trough weakens. HEAVY RAIN, which will likely cause FLASH FLOODING and RIVERINE FLOODING,...