FLOODING IN NORTHERN NEW SOUTH WALES

Australia | March, 2022

Dataset period: 11 days

While many areas of northern and eastern parts of the state are recovering from the widespread flooding that began in late February, heavy rain caused flash flooding in the far west of New South Wales (NSW) on 15 March 2022.

Australia’s Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) said “26mm of rain fell in 30 minutes at Broken Hill with thunderstorms earlier this afternoon. Heavy rainfall is likely with slow moving storms over western NSW. A severe thunderstorm warning is in place.”

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