Port Macquarie and NSW Mid North Coast swamped as record-breaking floods hit

There are flood warnings up and down the NSW Mid North Coast on Saturday with evacuations and strandings in many centres.

From Bellingen to Port Macquarie, Mount Seaview, Wauchope and Gloucester and Wingham waters raged.

West of Port Macquarie, the Kindee Bridge peaked at 12.1 metres during the early hours of Saturday morning, breaking the 2013 major flood record.

The SES made 180 flood rescues overnight, and there were more than 500 calls for help.

Phone the Public Information Inquiry Centre for more info about flood-affected areas: 1800 227 228

And for emergency assistance in floods and storms call NSW SES on 132 500. If life-threatening call 000.

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