GALLERY: Flood water rises in M’bah as residents evacuate
AS South Murwillumbah and some surrounding areas prepare to evacuate, resident Conal Healy shared his photos of the impending floodwater.
Residents are preparing to evacuate after the State Emergency Service issued warnings in South Murwillumbah and Tumbulgum.
An Evacuation Order has been issued for Tweed River at Condong, Tumbulgum and surrounding areas to evacuate the high danger area via Tweed Valley Way.
The areas affected are:
• Properties on the Tweed Valley Way north of Murwillumbah
• Condong and Tumbulgum
• The low-lying areas of Tygalgah and surrounding areas.
Flood waters have begun to close low-lying roads, and the Tweed Valley Way to the north of Tumbulgum.
There is an Evacuation Centre at Wollumbin High School, 94 North Arm Road, Murwillumbah.