NSW SES Flood Update 20 Feb 2023

Flood update from NSW SES at 2:00pm on 20 February 2023



The NSW SES advises people in the following area(s) to MONITOR CONDITIONS of the minor flooding on the Darling River:

  • Pooncarie and surrounds
  • Low lying areas along the Darling River near Pooncarie

You should monitor conditions by checking warnings issued by NSW SES on their website and Facebook page, listening to your local ABC radio station, and following the latest weather information from the Bureau of Meteorology online.

The Bureau of Meteorology advises minor flooding is occurring at Pooncarie, where river levels are likely to remain elevated into March.

The Darling River at Pooncarie is currently at 7.37 metres and falling, with minor flooding. The Darling River at Pooncarie may remain above the minor flood level (6.80 metres) until March.

Based on predictions from the Bureau of Meteorology, the following areas may be impacted by floodwaters:

  • Low lying areas around Pooncarie along the Darling River
  • Access roads

Read the full press release below.