Major flood warning issued as river breaks its banks, homes inundated in the NSW Upper Hunter

Major flood warning issued as river breaks its banks, homes inundated in the NSW Upper Hunter

Major flood warning issued as river breaks its banks, homes inundated in the NSW Upper Hunter Up to nine homes at Cassilis and one in Murrurundi in New South Wales' Upper Hunter have been inundated by floodwaters, while the New England Highway between Scone and Aberdeen sits waterlogged. Key points: - Floodwaters are causing heavy flows in parts of the Hunter River catchment and the Talbragar River - Some locals have reported more than 50 millimetres of rain overnight - Other areas of the Upper Hunter have seen heavy rainfall and flash flooding A major flood warning has been issued for Kingdon Ponds in the Hunter River catchment at Scone, with the local council advising that the river has broken its banks. "Local residents are advised to take care and …
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