A flashback to dryer times. Bethanga Bridge at Bellbridge, on the Murray River, Lake Hume, NSW/Vic. Photograph courtesy of Mr Kim J Keegan and Creative Commons.
Bethanga Bridge and Lake Hume, at 97% capacity on 11th September. Thanks to snow melt and good rain.
... but now too much rain. There is minor flooding in Albury and and the SES are helping with evacuations downstream.
Minor flooding in Noreuil Park, Albury. Pringle the dog, showing onlookers the correct use of a wooden snorkel.
I asked the owner of Pringle, why did he call her Pringle. He said, "Because her mother is called Cheezel." I should have known better than to ask?
Receding dark water, Noreuil Park ... which didn't recede for long, after more rain.
Today, 18th Sept the Murray River at Albury, is at 4.6m. Yesterday, 17th Sept. the SES took 10 hours to evacuate the caravan park at Corrowa.