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WaterNSW predicts up to 600 gigalitres will arrive at Menindee after floods | The Land

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Overbank flooding between Mungindi and Collarenebri. WaterNSW said it was difficult to estimate how much of water will return to the Barwon-Darling because water was flowing over the floodplains due to channel capacity constraints. Photo: NSW SES

Overbank flooding between Mungindi and Collarenebri. WaterNSW said it was difficult to estimate how much of water will return to the Barwon-Darling because water was flowing over the floodplains due to channel capacity constraints. Photo: NSW SES

WaterNSW has predicted that 400 to 600 gigalitres will arrive in Menindee following the recent floods and heavy rain in southern Queensland and northern NSW.

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The latest update, released on Wednesday, said 650 to 850GL was expected to hit Bourke, with inflows already amounting to 155GL, while 450 to 650GL is estimated to reach Wilcannia.

It is an increase to last week’s predictions (300 to 400GL at Menindee), because higher than forecast inflows have been observed from the…



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