Narellan evacuation centre

An evacuation centre has been set up at Narellan for people needing to leave their homes because of rising flood waters.

Police and emergency services are urging the community not to take risks in the current flood conditions.

The evacuation centre is at the Family & Community Centre, Queen Street, Narellan.

State Emergency Operations Controller, Deputy Commissioner Peter Thurtell, said emergency services are continuing to assist people isolated and impacted during this evolving situation.

“The State Emergency Operations Centre at Homebush has been stood up today and will provide real-time assistance and intelligence to emergency services in flood-affected communities,” Deputy Commissioner Thurtell said. “The centre provides a whole-of government approach to deliver resources and personnel into flood-affected areas which need assistance.”

Members of the public seeking emergency assistance during a flood or storm should call the NSW State Emergency Service on 132 500 or visit their website www.ses.nsw.gov.au.