Forbes mayor criticises decision to base recovery team in another town as towns and villages downstream wait days for peak
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The New South Wales central west town of Condobolin is experiencing the worst flood in its history, and the expected peak is still days away.
The State Emergency Service has predicted the Lachlan River at Condobolin will peak at 7.8 metres on Monday, which would be a record flood height for the town. On Saturday afternoon an evacuation order was issued for low-lying parts of town.