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July 5, 2022 - 7:01AM


There are around 70 evacuation orders in place for about 40 suburbs in and near Sydney and nine evacuation centres have been set up for the at least 30,000 people who cannot remain in their homes. Meanwhile, scores of roads and railway lines have been flooded.

Current flood evacuation orders

The SES has now issued more than 70 evacuation warnings and orders across the Sydney basin, as of 6am Tuesday 5th July 2022.

People have been ordered to evacuate the following areas. Note that the time of evacuation can vary so check with the SES.

– Mulgrave

– McGrath Hill

– Parts of Chipping Norton

– Warwick Farm Racecourse

– Parts of Richards

– Low lying parts of Bonnet Bay

– Parts of Wilberforce

– Parts of Cattai

– Parts of Sackville North

– Parts of Wisemans Ferry

– Parts of Richards

– Parts of Londonderry

– Parts of Riverstone

– Parts of Pitt Town (southern end) and Pitt Town Bottoms

– Parts of Agnes Banks

– South Maroota (west)

– Parts of Penrith – Peach Tree Creek South

– Central Part of Yarramundi

– Parts of Emu Heights (north)

– Parts of Emu Plains (north east)

– Sackville (north and north east, Tizanna Rd, Madeline Pl)

– Parts of Sackville North (Mud Hill Rd, Pages Wharf Rd)

– Lower Portland (west, east and north, eastern side of Hawkesbury River)

– Parts of Leets Vale

– Cumberland Reach

– Parts of Oakville (Saunders Rd)

– Windsor (close to river)

– Parts of Ebenezer (Tizanna Rd, Hendrens Rd, Ebenezers Wharf Rd, Coromandel Road, Port Erringhi Road)

– Low-lying part of Freemans Reach

– North Richmond (parts of Terrace Road)

– Cornwallis and eastern part of Richmond Lowlands

– Western part of Richmond Lowlands

– North of Bligh Park

– Gronos Point

– Parts of Pleasure Point

– Bents Basin area

– Parts of Wallacia

– Parts of Camden (Ellisa la, Christopher Ave, Edward St, Sheathers Lane, Chellaston and Cawdor, Cut Hill and Cobbity)

– Low lying parts of Woronora

– Parts of Georges Hall

– Parts of Lansvale

– Parts of Moorebank.

Flood evacuation centres

The SES has established several evacuation centres across flood affected parts of Sydney.

These are at:

– Canley Vale – Cabra-Vale Diggers Club, 1 Bartley Street

– Narellan – Family & Community Centre, Queen Street

– Gymea – Gymea Tradies Club, Kingsway

– Richmond – Richmond Club, Market Street

– North Richmond – North Richmond Community Centre, William Street

– Castle Hill – RSL, 77 Castle Street

– Castle Hill – Castle Hill Showground, Showground Road

– Gosford – RSL Club, 26 Central Coast Highway

– Liverpool – Whitlam Aquatic Centre, 90 Memorial Ave.

A full and updated list of evacuation warnings, evacuation orders and evacuation centres can be found at the SES NSW website.

Roads, trains and other transport affected by the weather

Road closures around Sydney, Wollongong and Newcastle (as of 6am Tuesday)

– Milperra to Lansdowne – Henry Lawson Drive is closed between Milperra Road and the Hume Highway

– Milperra to Moorebank – Milperra Road/Newbridge Road is closed between Marigold Street and Governor Macquarie Drive

– Holsworthy to Voyager Point – Heathcote Road is closed between Macarthur Drive and The Ave

– Heathcote to Lucas Heights – Heathcote Road is closed between the Princes Highway and New Illawarra Road

– Liverpool/Warwick Farm – there are intermittent closures at the Hume Highway and Cumberland Highway/Orange Grove Road, due to flooding at the intersection.

– Cartwright – Hoxton Park Road is closed between Banks Road and Ash Road

– Cartwright – Joadja Road is closed between Hoxton Park Road and Jedda Road

– Bossley Park to Wetherill Park – Cowpasture Road is closed between Restwell Road and The Horsley Drive

– Erskine Park: Lenore Drive is closed between Erskine Park Road and Old Wallgrove Road

– Oxford Falls – Oxford Falls Road is closed between the Wakehurst Parkway and Aroona Road

– Windsor – Windsor Bridge is closed between Wilberforce Road and George Street. Sections of Wilberforce and Pitt Town roads are also closed

– North Richmond – Richmond Bridge is closed in both directions

Yarramundi – Yarramundi Bridge is closed in both directions

– Wallacia to Glenmore Park – Mulgoa Road is closed in both directions between Park Road/Silverdale Road and Glenmore Parkway

– Barrengarry – Moss Vale Road is closed in both directions between Bunkers Hill Road and Myra Vale Road due to landslips.

– Albion Park – the Illawarra Highway is closed between – Tongarra Road and the M1 Princes Motorway

– In the Royal National Park, Audley Weir is closed in both directions

– Whittingham – Golden Highway closed in both directions between New England Highway and Putty Road.

Train, ferry and bus changes around Sydney, Wollongong and Newcastle (as of 6am Tuesday)

– T1 Western Line – buses are replacing trains between Schofields and Richmond due to flooding on the tracks

– Blue Mountains Line – buses may replace some trains between Penrith and Springwood

– Southern Highlands Line – buses may replace some trains between Campbelltown and Moss Vale

– South Coast Line – limited buses are replacing trains between Waterfall and Thirroul

– Hunter Line – trains are not running between Newcastle Interchange, Scone and Dungog in both directions due to flooding on the tracks at Sandgate






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