Flooding Covers Highway in New South Wales

Residents of Forbes, New South Wales, were told to evacuate on Wednesday, November 16, as the New South Wales State Emergency Service issued an emergency warning for flooding in the region.

According to news reports, some residents used boats to evacuate the flooded town.

Drone footage captured by Brad Shephard on November 16 shows the extent of flood damage across Forbes.

“It will take months to subside and many more months to fix the road damage for the highway to be reopened,” Shephard told Storyful. Credit: Brad Shephard via Storyful

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