Flood watch issued for Macleay River

Kempsey Shire Council

The Macleay River seen from Sherwood Bridge

LAST UPDATED 1pm Tuesday 5 July 2022

The Bureau of Meteorology has issed a Flood Watch for the Macleay River warning of potential minor flooding.

A Severe Weather Warning for Heavy Rainfall has been issued for parts of Mid North Coast and Hunter Forecast Districts.

The weather system may cause riverine flooding from late Wednesday.

This Flood Watch means that people living or working along rivers and streams must monitor the latest weather forecasts and warnings and be ready to move to higher ground should flooding develop.


  • Bellbrook Bridge is OPEN
  • Toorooka Bridge is OPEN
  • Temagog Bridge is OPEN
  • Turners Flat Bridge is OPEN
  • Sherwood Bridge is OPEN

Council staff will continue to monitor the situation and provide updates as they become available.


Up-to-date river levels can be found on the Bureau of Meteorology website.

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