for Flood alert in force now Kempsey Village

Flooding is possible - be prepared

River levels have risen and are beginning to fall at the Kempsey Yacht Club river gauge as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Flooding continues. Flooding is affecting low lying land and Squires walk in the area of the Hatfield Brook Kempsey. Kempsey Flood Alleviation scheme is now operational. Kempsey Yacht Club gauge peaked at 7.17m Saturday afternoon 16/11/19. Light rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high over the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 7pm on Sunday 17/11/19, or as the situation changes.

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