Regional towns in the Australian state of New South Wales are bracing for more rain and flooding after major rivers broke their banks, inundating rural areas and sparking flood rescues.
The State Emergency Service said water reached five low-lying houses at Gunnedah, in the state’s northwest, on Sunday, when the Namoi River peaked at just over eight metres.
There was major flooding downstream at Wee Waa, where the river peaked at 6.86 metres, though a levee kept water from reaching town.
Farmers in the region are likely to be cut off due to wet, unsealed roads and emergency services are on call to deliver supplies….
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