Major Flood Warnings as Large Dam Spills in NSW's South West Slopes Region

Australia’s Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) issued a major flood warning for areas along the Lachlan River as a large dam in New South Wales’s South West Slopes region spilled heavily on Monday, November 14.

Footage released by the local Rural Fire Service (RFS) shows water gushing from Wyangala Dam.

“Wyangala dam is currently spilling significant amounts of water as result of widespread heavy rainfall yesterday and overnight,” NSW RFS South West Slopes Zone said.

BOM warned that major flooding would likely occur in the town of Forbes, which was already hit hard by flooding earlier this month. Credit: NSW RFS South West Slopes Zone via Storyful

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