Feb. 23 - The town of Kempsy in the Australian state of New South Wales is threatened with inundation, leading to evacuation orders for residents. Adam Brauner reports.
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Heavy flooding in the town, Kempsy, in the Australian state of New South Wales, Saturday.
The around 11,000 residents were issued an evacuation order as water levels at a nearby major river were due to further rise.
The Macleay River, infamous for its flooding, is expected to reach a peak of 7.3 metres on Sunday.
Parts of the Pacific Highway have been closed and are likely not to open for at least two days.
A low pressure system is causing high winds, heavy rains and flooding to most of the east coast of New South Wales.
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