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Third evacuation order issued with floodwaters rising into the morning – Sydney Morning Herald

The NSW State Emergency Service has issued three evacuation orders for low-lying properties in Port Macquarie, Lower Macleay and select areas of the Mid North Coast….

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Once floodwater passes 6.3 metres on the Kempsey gauge at Kempsey roads will begin to close, the SES said.
Heavy rain has inundated the Mid North Coast and leading to the SES ordering the evacuation of a number of towns.Credit:Nine
These areas include:

  • South West Rocks Road
  • Smithtown Road
  • Plummers Lane
  • South West Rocks
  • Crescent Head
  • Hat Head
  • Maria River Road
  • Camping grounds at Delicate Nobby, Point Plummer and Racecourse

Evacuation centres have been set up at Port Panthers in Port Macquarie, the Laurieton…

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