Upper Hunter communities escape major flooding

June 3, 2024 5:23 am in by
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A wet weekend across the Upper Hunter with flooding in low-lying areas and the vast majority of sports activities called off.

A Flood Advice was issued for the Wollombi Brook at Bulga placing residents on watch since Friday afternoon.

The brook was forecast to reach a maximum height of three metres in the small community this morning.

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Michaela Davey from the NSW SES said despite the downpours across the Upper Hunter crews were kept relatively quiet with only a handful of call-outs.

Some road closures remain in place and are listed on individual council social media accounts.