Homes and police station at Cassilis evacuated after Bureau of Meteorology issues severe weather warning

Homes and police station at Cassilis evacuated after Bureau of Meteorology issues severe weather warning

Homes and police station at Cassilis evacuated after Bureau of Meteorology issues severe weather warning Properties in the Upper Hunter have been evacuated as heavy rain continues to lash the region. The Cassilis police station and nine neighbouring properties have been evacuated after flood waters rose early on Friday morning. Several major roads have been impacted, with Live Traffic NSW reporting the New England Highway at Wittingham is closed in both directions and a southbound lane of Maitland Road is shut at Hexham. Moderate flooding is expected at Scone on Friday afternoon. Across the Upper Hunter low lying rural properties and roads may be affected. Isolation of Satur at Scone is possible due to road closures, and the main Merriwa to Scone road may close. At Aberdeen, localised flooding may …
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