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Multiple flood rescues in the Shoalhaven

June 6, 2024 11:53 am in by

Authorities are again urging motorists not to drive through floodwater as heavy rainfall sweeps across the Shoalhaven and Southern Highlands.

Triple digit rainfall figures have triggered minor flash flooding overnight.

The NSW SES reports there have been four callouts after motorists became stranded while driving on flooded roadways.

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Two motorists needed assistance after being trapped in floodwater on Berry Street in Nowra.

Another needed help after getting caught on Quinns Lane in Nowra.

A fourth vehicle was stalled in floodwater on Lennox Rd at Callalah Bay.

Authorities also warn floodwater can disguise hidden dangers such as road damage.

An SES spokesperson again urged road users to remember, “If it’s flooded, forget it.”

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