LATEST @ 11.30 AM | Coombabah State School is the latest education facility on the Gold Coast to close this morning due to the wild weather.
The school sent out a message to parents a short time ago, informing them of the development.
“We have been advised that due to localised flooding our school will be closing. Please collect your child/children if possible,” the school said in a post on Facebook.
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Biggera Waters State School, Pacific Pines State High School and Pimpama State School on the northern Gold Coast are also among several schools who have closed their doors today due to localised flooding.
“Pimpama Parents & Carers please collect your child/ren from school as soon and as safely as you can. There is only one access open along Rifle Range Road,” Pimpama State School said in a post on Facebook.
FULL LIST OF CLOSED SCHOOLS ON GOLD COAST / TWEED:
- Coombabah State School
- Pacific Pines State High School
- Biggera Waters State School
- Pimpama State School
- Kings Christian College Pimpama
- Norfolk Village State School
- Tallebudgera State School
- Currumbin Valley State School
- Tweed River High School
- Mount St Patrick College Murwillumbah
- Pacific Coast Christian School
EARLIER @ 6.45 AM : A number of schools have closed their doors to staff and students today, due to the heavy rainfall.
Tallebudgera State School is closed this morning, due to flooding in the area.
Tweed River High School is closed, with a number of roads blocked near the school this morning.
A school representative says the school is non-operational today, and is urging staff and students not to come in.
Mount St Patrick College Murwillumbah has also closed its doors, due to the flooding as well.
Texts have been sent out to parents at both schools.
Meantime, the Bureau of Meteorology has issued a minor to moderate flood warning for the Tweed River, with areas around Tumbulgum and Chinderah of particular concern.