Residents have continued the clean-up mission in response to a ferocious storm that lashed the Manning last Saturday.
Mid-afternoon on Saturday, March 9, a destructive storm caused widespread chaos across Taree and Chatham, leaving a trail of debris in its path.
Wind gusts of up to 120 kilometres per hour were record, while 16 millimetres of rain was dumped in half an hour.
- Taree and Chatham lashed by ferocious storm
- The roof of Manning River Rowing Club ripped off in destructive storm
- Crews begin the clean-up
- Storm damages Manning Hockey Centre
- Eastern brown snake removed from Manning River Rowing Club site
- From our archives: Manning River Rowing Club damaged in 1978 flood
The force of the storm ripped most of the roof off the Manning River Rowing Club.
Club members and volunteers are working hard to make the lower part of the building accessible.
There is no indication of how long to the roof repair will take or when it will be started.
According to the Bureau of Meteorology, light winds between 15 and 20 kilometres per hour are expected for the rest of the week.