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  • Initial Major Flood Warning For The Cooma Creek Fri 10 Dec 2021

    Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, New South Wales
    Initial Major Flood Warning For The Cooma Creek 
    Issued at 01:05 AM EDT on Friday 10 December 2021
    Flood Watch Number: 1
     Local rainfall along the Cooma Creek has caused major flooding at Cooma.
    Cooma Creek:
    Major flooding is occurring along the Cooma Creek.
    The Cooma Back Creek at SMEC peaked at 2.06 metres around 11:00 pm Thursday and is currently at 2.02 metres and steady, with major flooding.
    Flood Safety Advice:
    In life threatening emergencies, call 000 (triple zero) immediately. If you require rescue, assistance to evacuate or other emergency help, ring NSW SES on 132 500.
     * Avoid drowning. Stay out of rising water, seek refuge in the highest available place.
     * Prevent damage to your vehicle. Move it under cover, away from areas likely to flood.
     * Avoid being swept away. Stay out of fast-flowing creeks and storm drains.
     * Never drive, ride or walk through flood water. Flood water can be deceptive and dangerous.}
    For more emergency information, advice, and access to the latest river heights and rainfall observations and forecasts:
     * NSW SES:
     * RMS Live Traffic:
     * Latest River Heights and Rainfall Observations:
     * Latest NSW Warnings:
     * Rainfall Forecasts:
     * BOM NSW Twitter:
    Next issue:
    The next warning will be issued by 05:30 am EDT on Friday 10 December 2021.
    Latest River Heights:
    Cooma Back Creek at SMEC,2.02,Steady,12:57 AM FRI 10/12/21
    This advice is also available by dialling 1300 659 210. Warning, rainfall and river information are available at The latest weather forecast is available at