A car had submerged in flood waters at South Tweed.
A car had submerged in flood waters at South Tweed.

SES rescue car submerged at Tweed Heads South

STATE Emergency Services have confirmed they rescued several occupants out of a car submerged in flood waters at Minjungbal Drive, Tweed Heads South.

It's understood the occupants were trapped in their vehicle under water, caused by heavy flooding in the region.

Tweed SES unit controller Christine McDonald said this is the fifth rescue on the Tweed today and residents were urged to exercise caution around flood waters.

Flood evacuation warnings have been issued for Fingal, Chinderah, Seagulls Estate at Tweed Heads, Tumbulgum and South Murwillumbah.

Tweed Shire road closures:

Chinderah Bay Drive, Chinderah
Dry Dock Road, Tweed Heads West
Fingal Road, Fingal
Fraser Drive near Pioneer Park
Kennedy Drive at Barrett Street
Leisure Drive, Banora Point
Machinery Drive, Tweed Heads South
Mooball-Pottsville Road, Mooball
Nobby Creek Road, Nobbys Creek
Boat Harbour, North Arm near Crystal Creek
Plantation Road, Cudgen
Stokers Road - Richards Deviation intersection
Tweed Coast Road at Cudgen
Tyalgum Road - near Sharps Road and Swifts Road
Wooyung Road, Wooyung
Byangum Bridge, Kyogle Road
Tyalum Road, near Sharps Road
Zara Road, Chillingham
Tweed Valley Way at Cudgen Road turnoff (caution - expected to become closed)
Tomewin Road, Dungay

Phone SES on 132 500 for more information.



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