The Bureau of Meteorology has predicted that the Hunter River at Singleton is likely to reach the moderate flood level of 11.50 metres overnight Tuesday into Wednesday.
As a result, residents and visitors to these areas should act now to prepare for possible flood impacts.
NSW SES is advising residents in low lying areas of the following locations that they may need to evacuate due to rising flood water.
These areas include: . Whittingham . Scotts Flat . Glenridding . Dunnolly . Combo Lane Low lying properties may experience impacts due to flash flooding and/or riverine flooding.
Storm and flood impacts may interrupt essential services such as electricity, phones, internet, water and sewerage.
People in these areas need to closely monitor weather and road closures and make informed decisions early based on individual circumstances. Residents should monitor the situation and be prepared to evacuate when instructed to do so.
A Flood Evacuation Order will be issued by the NSW SES if and when evacuations are required.
Where to go if Evacuation is required:
Wherever possible, people should go and stay with family or friends, or make other accommodation arrangements. An evacuation centre will be set up if an Evacuation Order is required.
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