CONTINOUS rainfall of about 30 millimetres from Thursday has caused the closure of eight roads in Blacktown, the Hills and Parramatta this morning.
They are: Hambledon Road, Quakers Hill; Rouse Road, Rouse Hill; Romford Road, Kings Park; Stony Creek Road, Shanes Park; South Street, Schofields; Rosenthal Street; Doonside; Briens and Windsor roads Northmead.
No other major road closure have been reported so far by the Hills Shire and Parramatta City councils.
Warragamba Dam, which accounts for 80 per cent of Sydney’s water supply, was filled to capacity on Monday following heavy rain.
The dam's holdings jumped to six per cent in the past week.
Watch a video of Warragamba Dam, filmed by Carlos Furtado below:
SES area controller Gary Fry said they had only sent out a small team to attend a leaking roof reported at Quakers Hill this morning.
He said he was concerned there could be more calls for assistance if the rain continued tonight.
The Bureau of Meteorology issued a flood watch for minor to moderate flooding on the Hawkesbury and Nepean rivers following the report of over 30.6 millimetres of rainfall.
The bureau also predicted more rainfall in Blacktown and the Hills district in the morning, afternoon and evening but only cloudy weather in Parramatta today.
An average of 36 millimetres has fallen over the Warragamba catchment since 9am Thursday with rain rates easing over the Warragamba Dam catchment.
Rain totals of 40 millimetres have been recorded overnight across both the Grose and Colo rivers catchments.
This rain was expected to cause minor flooding in North Richmond late Friday morning.
Weekend weather was no better.
Hills SES local controller, Evelyn Lester, said the unit received 65 requests for assistance on February 23 and 24.
The majority of calls, 43, were for assistance with fallen trees.
The second-highest number were for trees threatening (9), followed by roof damage and leaking roof (5 a piece).
FloodSafe advice is available at ses.nsw.gov.au.
For emergency assistance call the SES on 132 500 and for life-threatening emergencies, call 000 immediately.
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