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February 29, 2024

King tides and flood warning in Ballina this weekend

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Water over several roads in Ballina due to king tides in 2018. Photo supplied.

King tides expected in Ballina over the weekend may lead to minor flooding over some local roads, the Ballina Shire Council was warning Thursday.

The king tides were expected each morning from Friday 9 February through to Monday 12 February 2024.

The council was advising people to avoid affected roadways where possible and remember that salt water may affect vehicle maintenance and bodywork.

Roads likely to be affected by king tides and saltwater flooding included:

  • Tamar Street, Ballina
  • Riverside Drive, West Ballina
  • River Street, West Ballina
  • Burns Point Ferry Road, West Ballina
  • North Creek Road, North Ballina
  • Southern Cross Drive, North Ballina
  • Uralba Road, Uralba
  • Old Bangalow Road, Tintenbar
  • Tamarind Drive, Cumbalum

Official road information is available via www.livetraffic.com.


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  1. Yeh, bloody climate change again, we are all doomed. How’s about dredging the river greenie’s?, like it was before you lot took it upon yourselves to be the police of all that matters, spinners all of you.

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