Minor flood warning for the Bellinger

The Bureau of Meteorology has issued a minor flood warning for the Bellinger River at Thora today.

Steady rainfall across the Bellinger River over the past 24 hours has caused river levels to slowly rise at Thora. River levels at Thora are expected to remain above minor flood levels for the remainder of today.

The Bellinger River at Thora is currently at 3m with further rises possible.

It's expected to reach around 3.30 metres during Friday.

At Bellingen, the river is steady at 2m. Lavenders Bridge in Bellingen floods when the river reaches approximately 4.5 metres.

We're forecast to get 20-40mm today after about 60mm in the last couple of days.