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23 February 2013, 12:28PM AET

Evacuation Order for Settlement Point, North Shore areas, Hibbard Drive, Fernbank/Oaks Creek and low lying parts of Port Macquarie CBD

Residents of the flowing areas should listen carefully to this Evacuation Order;

  • Settlement Point and North Shore areas
  • Hibbard
  • Fernbank/Oaks Creek
  • Low Lying parts Port Macquarie CBD (including Short Street and the western section Clarence Street) 
  • Low lying parts of Westport

The Bureau of Meteorology has predicted the Hastings River will Peak at 1.9 metres at the Settlement Point gauge at 10pm tonight with further rises possible.

As a result:

The NSW State Emergency Service instructs residents and businesses within these areas to evacuate immediately. When you evacuate you may go to the house of a friend or relative. Alternatively you can go to an evacuation centre, where accommodation and other assistance may be arranged for you. Evacuation Centre will be established at:

  • Port Panthers – Corner of Bay Street and Park Street Port Macquarie.

If you don’t have a car, buses may operate where possible on normal routes. Special transport can also be provided on request if necessary, telephone 132500. The NSW SES recommends the following further actions:

  • Turn off the electricity and gas.
  • Take three days’ supply of clothes with you.
  • Never drive, ride or walk through floodwater.
  • Continue to listen to a local radio station for updates.

Further Information for residents:

  • For emergency help in floods and storms, call the SES on 132 500.  In a life-threatening emergency call 000 (triple zero)
  • Rural Animal & Livestock Assistance call 1800 814 64
  • Road information, Contact your Local Council or the RMS 132 701 and you can log onto http://midnorthcoast.myroadinfo.com.au/ for local road information and www.livetraffic.rta.nsw.gov.au for State Road
  • You can find more information on the Hastings River condition from the Bureau of Meteorology website at www.bom.gov.au   
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Prime Minister Julia Gillard and NSW Premier Barry O’Farrell have today announced ten Local Government Areas will have access to jointly-funded national disaster assistance following extensive flooding....

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Flood Evacuation Warning for remaining parts of North Grafton and parts of South Grafton

Flood Evacuation Warning for remaining parts of North Grafton and parts of South Grafton...

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Flood Evacuation Order for Dovedale and North Meadow

A Flood Evacuation Order has been issued for Dovedale and North Meadow...

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NSW SES Continues to respond to requests for assistance

The NSW SES has received a total of 2,900 Requests for Assistance as severe weather and flooding continues to affect eastern NSW....

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Flood Evacuation Warning for parts of Dovedale and Northmeadow

A Flood Evacuation Warning has been issued for parts of Dovedale and Northmeadow...

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Flood Evacuation Order for Ulmarra, Cowper and Brushgrove and parts of Lismore

A Flood Evacuation has been Issued for Ulmarra, Brushgrove and Cowper...

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Severe Weather Warning Public Holiday Monday Evening Update

The State is still subject to a Severe Weather Warning for destructive winds, damaging winds, heavy rain, abnormally high tides and damaging surf for people in the Metropolitan, Northern Rivers, Mid North Coast, Hunter, Northern Tablelands, Illawarra and Central Tablelands forecast districts....

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Severe Weather Morning Update Monday

The NSW SES continues to help communities affected by flooding and damaging winds....

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Flood and storm jobs increase for NSW SES

More than 590 calls for help have been received from communities in northern New South Wales affected by heavy rain and flooding and that number is likely to rise with the rain expected to continue throughout Monday....

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Afternoon Severe Weather Update

The NSW SES has now received 355 requests for assistance as heavy rain with strong winds and flash flooding affect northern parts of New South Wales....

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South East Qld Weather System now Impacting Northern NSW

As ex-tropical cyclone Oswald moves into south east Queensland, NSW SES teams are active in the northern rivers and mid north coast locations, assisting communities and undertaking preparation for its arrival....

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Flooding and Severe Storm Update Sunday Morning

Severe thunderstorms affected southeastern and central parts of the state overnight. A monsoon low continues to approach northern NSW with flooding and damaging winds expected....

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NSW SES on high alert for major flooding

The NSW SES is ramping up its preparations to combat heavy rain and flash flooding in northern NSW. Several special flood rescue and storm teams have been deployed to the Mid North Coast and North Coast areas of New South Wales....

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Australia Day honours for NSW SES members

Three NSW SES members have received Australia Day honours, being awarded the Medal (OAM) of the Order of Australia in the General Division and Emergency Services Medals (ESM)....

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Severe weather for northern NSW

Heavy rain which could lead to major flooding is expected to hit northern NSW from Saturday onwards, affecting an area stretching from the Queensland border down to the Lower Hunter....

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Flooding and Strong Winds Threaten North Coast this Weekend

The NSW SES is warning people living in or heading to the North and the Mid-north Coasts to be prepared for heavy rain and likely flooding over the Australia Day weekend....

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Prepare now for Flooding during the Australia Day Weekend

Ex-Tropical Cyclone Oswald is expected to move off the NSW North Coast on the weekend, resulting in heavy rain, strong winds and flooding....

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning Update

The Bureau of Meteorology has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for large hailstones, heavy rainfall and damaging wind has been issued for people in the Central Tablelands, Central West Slopes and Plains and parts of the Hunter, Metropolitan, Illawarra, Southern Tablelands, North West Slopes and Plains, South West Slopes and Upper Western Forecast Districts....

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NSW SES Fire Support Update Friday

The NSW SES has increased support to the RFS as record heat hits parts of the State....

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NSW SES Fire Support Update Thursday

NSW SES support to the Rural Fire Service is expected to increase in coming days as hot and windier weather return....

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NSW SES Fire Support Update

The NSW SES continues to the support the Rural Fire Service in the provision of bushfire support....

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NW NSW Storm Response Update Tuesday Morning

The NSW SES has now received 290 requests for assistance, with outstanding requests expected to be finalised today....

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Storm Update Monday Morning

The NSW SES continues to respond to requests for assistance in north west NSW following severe storms last night....

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North West NSW Storm Damage Update

The NSW SES has now received over 200 requests for assistance following storm damage in the north west of the State this afternoon and evening....

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Destructive Winds Hit North West NSW Towns

Winds gusting to 128km/hr associated with severe storms have caused damage in Wee Waa, Tamworth, Narrabri and Boggabri this evening....

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NSW SES Fire Support Update Saturday

Fire support continues from the NSW SES and may increase today with hot, dry conditions expected....

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NSW SES Fire Support Update Friday

With weather conditions deteriorating, the NSW SES will continue to support the Rural Fire Service in coming days....

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NSW SES Fire Support Update Thursday

The NSW SES continues to provide support to the Rural Fire Service in bushfire affected parts of the State....

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NSW SES Supporting RFS Fire Response

The NSW SES has been supporting the Rural Fire Service response to fires in NSW, with over 80 members providing assistance....

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Tsunami Myths Busted

The NSW coast has been affected by more than 30 tsunami in the past 200 years. Tsunami Warnings with a marine and immediate foreshore threat are more common on the Australian east coast than those warnings with a land inundation threat and can involve dangerous rips, waves and strong ocean currents that can cause damage to marinas and wash away boats and swimmers....

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TsunamiSafe Month

This month is TsunamiSafe Month. Are you ready if a tsunami watch or warning are issued?...

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Stormy festive season ahead

The NSW State Emergency Service is urging everyone to stay StormSafe this festive season with the threat of severe storms to continue throughout summer. The Bureau of Meteorology has predicted up to 100 storms will affect New South Wales and the NSW SES has already been busy responding to damaging storms in many areas of the state....

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Why I Volunteer with the NSW SES - A Volunteer's Story

Here's the inspriational story of Moree SES Volunteer Dave Newman and his experience at this week's Tamworth hailstorm response....

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Severe Storm Affects Tamworth

A severe thunderstorm with hail to cricket ball size has affected Tamworth this afternoon....

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Lifesaving storm and flood info at the touch of a button

With the storm season officially underway NSW residents now have the ability to use a new free smartphone app that is designed to help people stay safe in severe weather....

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Recovery effort continues on NSW north coast

NSW SES volunteers are working through 155 jobs on the New South Wales north coast after severe thunderstorms swept through the area over the weekend. The hardest hit town was Woodburn, west of Ballina where one home collapsed and several others suffered severe damage....

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NSW SES crews respond to storm jobs in northern New South Wales

NSW SES crews are currently in the field in northern New South Wales, responding to more than 120 jobs after last night's severe thunderstorms....

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Severe thunderstorms impact northern New South Wales

Severe thunderstorms have been impacting northern New South Wales this evening with reports of strong winds, heavy rain and small hail....

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Beyond the Call of Duty

As part of our tribute to SES volunteers in National SES Week, here is a story of a member who went above and beyond. Story by Amelia Lindsay of the University of Wollongong....

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Minister Celebrates National SES Week with Volunteers in Martin Place

The Minister for Police and Emergency Services, Michael Gallacher has joined NSW State Emergency Services volunteers in Martin Place to acknowledge their hard work during National SES Week....

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3,500 kilometres to thank NSW SES volunteers

The NSW State Emergency Service in conjunction with NRMA Insurance is undertaking a marathon road trip around the state, driving three trucks over a total of 3,500 kilometres to recognise the mammoth contribution SES volunteers have made to their communities during floods and storms this year....

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Come See the Truckload of Thanks at Martin Place Today

Come on down to Martin Place in Sydney between 8 and 3 and see the Truckload of Thanks trucks. Sign a truck, meet the Sydney Kings, watch the launch of SES Week and meet a volunteer....

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SES Week volunteer profile: Tony and Therese McQuade

For husband and wife team Tony and Therese McQuade, volunteering with the SES is a family affair. THis is the second in a series of profiles of NSW SES volunteers as part of National SES Week. Story by Amelia Lindsay....

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SES Week Volunteer Profile: Simon Ross

This story by University of Wollongong student Amelia Lindsay profiles NSW SES volunteer Simon Ross. This is the first of a series of volunteer profiles as part of National SES Week to highlight the work of NSW SES volunteers....

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Truckload of Thanks Kicks off National SES Week

The Truckload of Thanks convoy is nearing Sydney and the big event of National SES Week - WOW Day....

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Another Stormy Sydney Day

Severe storms are again occuring in north east New South Wales including Sydney....

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Severe Storms Strike Sydney

The NSW SES has received around 150 calls for assistance after a severe storm struck western and south western Sydney this afternoon....

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Sign a truck to show your thanks for SES volunteers

This National SES Week 12-18 November with the help of NRMA Insurance, the NSW SES is touring the state to gather as many messages of support for SES volunteers who sacrifice their time away from family and work to help communities in need....

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Flash Flooding and Storms Affecting South East NSW Today

The NSW SES has received around 40 requests for assistance in the past 24 hours due to heavy rain and localised flash flooding....

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Take 30 Seconds to Thank a NSW SES Volunteer this SES Week

Next week is NSW SES Week and we are after 10,000 'thank yous' for our SES volunteers. Take 30 seconds from your day to say 'thanks'. Read here to see how....

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NSW SES Bringing in the Gold at Firefighters Games

NSW SES volunteers have won several medals at the World Firefighters Games in Sydney as well as providing other invaluable assistance....

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NSW SES Senior Chaplain in Unique Cooperation

Senior Chaplain for the NSW SES Steve Hall was recently invited to be a participant on the Australian Defence Force’s (ADF) Chaplain Initial Course at Latchford barracks, Bonegilla, Victoria...

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SES helps launch World Firefighters' Games

The NSW SES attended a promotional activity on Sunrise this morning to help draw attention to the World Firefighters' Games, now just three days away....

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Afternoon Severe Weather Update Friday

Weather is easing but NSW SES volunteers remain busy attending to nearly 500 requests for assistance....

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Rescue of up to 300 motorists in the Blue Mountains and Central Tablelands

Up to 300 vehicles stranded on snowed out roads and occupants being transported to places of refuge...

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Update on snow conditions and roads in the Blue Mountains and Central Tablelands

Information on conditions and road closures in Central Tablelands...

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Expected Weather Situation for Sydney Today

Information on what Sydney should expect today....

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NSW SES urges caution on roads in snow affected regions

Snow falls affecting roads conditions in NSW....

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Morning Update Friday October 12

Morning update Friday severe weather...

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Evening Severe Weather Update Thursday

Heavy rain has resulted in flash flooding near Ulladulla, with rain expected to intensify on the south Coast, Illawarra and Sydney Metro overnight....

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Severe Weather Update Thursday Noon

Severe weather is expected to develop in south east NSW this afternoon, affecting Sydney overnight tonight....

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Prepare Now as Severe Weather Warning Issued for SE NSW

The Bureau of Meteorology has issued a Severe Weather Warning for damaging winds, heavy rain and damaging surf for people in the Illawarra, South Coast, Southern Tablelands and Snowy Mountains forecast districts....

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Flood Watch for Shoalhaven River and Bad Weather for SE NSW

The Bureau of Meteorology has issued a Flood Watch for the Shoalhaven River south of Sydney for possible minor to moderate flooding....

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Prepare now for Impending Bad Weather

The NSW SES is asking people in New South Wales to prepare for impending bad weather with heavy rain, strong winds and unseasonable heavy snow likely on Thursday and Friday....

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NSW SES Projects Win Highly Commended Awards

Two NSW SES projects have been selected as 'Highly Commended' in the 2012 Resilient Australia Awards....

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NSW SES welcomes first female Deputy Commissioner

The NSW State Emergency Service has welcomed its first female Deputy Commissioner, Ms Tara McCarthy in an historic appointment for the agency since its inception in 1955....

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Eighty Thousand Emergency Volunteers Honoured

Police and Emergency Services Minister Michael Gallacher today paid tribute to the state’s 80,000 emergency services volunteers at the annual Memorial Service at Mrs Macquarie’s Chair in Sydney....

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More hail possible for NSW

Eastern New South Wales could be in for more hail storms this summer, similar to the Western Sydney hailstorm of 2007 and Sydney Eastern Suburbs hailstorm of 1999 according to the latest advice from the Bureau of Meteorology....

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South East of State Urged to Prepare for Damaging Winds

The south east of New South Wales is being urged to prepare for potentially damaging winds during Friday....

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NSW SES and NRMA Insurance Working Together for Storm Readiness

StormSafe Week is well underway with the NSW SES and NRMA Insurance working together to build readiness for storm season....

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Accreditation for NSW SES Canine Team

Several members of the NSW SES Canine Team have achieved international accreditation....

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Stormy season ahead

The NSW State Emergency Service and NRMA Insurance are urging people to be prepared for more severe storms this season with the official launch of StormSafe Week 24-30 September....

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NSW SES warns Central West residents about fraudulent callers

The NSW SES is warning residents living in the Central West area about contact from people falsely claiming to be members of the NSW State Emergency Service....

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Strong winds buffet Sydney and surrounds

Strong winds have been blowing across Sydney and surrounding areas this afternoon bringing down trees and powerlines and causing damage to homes and businesses. The NSW SES has been responding to 136 jobs since 1pm today in areas around the Hunter, Central Coast, Illawarra, South Coast and Sydney suburbs like Blacktown, Parramatta, Hornsby, Randwick and Carlingford....

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NSW SES Volunteers Respond to Severe Weather across NSW

NSW SES volunteers have responded to over 400 Requests For Assistance (RFA)s this afternoon as severe weather and thunderstorms impact the state....

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Strong winds affect Sydney and surrounds

Strong winds are currently affecting Sydney and other parts of New South Wales, bringing down trees and damaging roofs....

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NSW SES TsunamiSafe Guide Developed for Lord Howe Island

NSW SES Mid North Coast Region, Community Engagement, GIS, ERM and the Lord Howe Island Group, have completed the design and development of a TsunamiSafe Guide for Lord Howe Island....

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NSW SES Calls for Flood Feedback

Residents and business owners in the Murrumbidgee area of the State are urged to provide the NSW SES with feedback on the flood response earlier this year....

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Floods affect access to Wee Waa

Floodwater continues to affect parts of New South Wales with the town of Wee Waa in the state's north-west expecting minor to moderate flooding. All access roads to the town are expected to be covered by water over the next 24 hours and they may close....

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Minor Flooding Affecting Parts of NSW

A Flood Watch and Flood Warnings have been issued this morning for several NSW rivers....

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Ministerial Media Release- Minister Provides Assistance for SES Volunteer Units

The Minister for Emergency Services has provided additional assistance for SES Volunteer Units...

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Flood Watch for the Upper Murray in NSW

The Bureau of Meteorology has issued a ‘Flood Watch’ for the Murray River upstream of Lake Hume. This is a “heads up” for possible future flooding and is NOT a Flood warning. ...

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$13.5 Million for NSW Natural Disaster Resilience Program

The NSW Government has announced $13.5 Million for the NSW Natural Disaster Resilience Program...

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The NSW Government is seeking public feedback on Emergency Service Funding

The NSW Government is seeking public feedback on Emergency Service Funding...

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NSW SES Launch the Flash FloodSafe Guide

The NSW SES launches the Flash FloodSafe guide....

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NSW SES Set to Give Generously to Emergency Services Challenge 2012

Hundreds of SES members are set to give blood and save lives this winter in the Emergency Services Challenge....

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SES Volunteers from Warringah-Pittwater Unit Attend Avalon Military Tattoo

Community engagement is a priority for the SES, especially when we get the opportunity to interact with our communities about FloodSafe and StormSafe. At the Avalon Tattoo last weekend, SES volunteers did just this. Below is a story by SES volunteer Alexandra Dwyer about that day....

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Sydney Counts Down to ‘Best Ever’ World Firefighters Games

Sydney is Counting Down to the ‘Best Ever’ World Firefighters Games with the NSW SES one of the partners. ...

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SES responds to calls for assistance over the long weekend

The NSW SES has received around 200 calls for assistance over the past 12 hours, mainly for leaking roofs in the Sydney area....

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Afternoon Severe Weather Update

The NSW SES has now received 1472 calls for help....

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Storm calls continue after severe weather

The NSW SES has received around 1000 calls for assistance following the strong winds that whipped across much of the NSW coast overnight....

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SES crews work through storm damage overnight

NSW SES volunteers have been attending to hundreds of jobs across Sydney, the Illawarra and South Coast this evening after strong winds lashed the NSW coast....

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Early afternoon update on latest weather situation along eastern NSW

weather damaging winds, storm surge, high tides tuesday 5 June...

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Damaging winds and coastal flooding threaten SE NSW.

Winds gusting to 110km/hr, heavy rain and coastal flooding from unusually high tides and large waves are expected in the next 36 hours....

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Significant Weather Media Release from BoM & SES

Coastal flooding and damaging winds are expected to affect coastal areas south of Port Macquarie over the next 36 hours....

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NSW Government provides record $96 million to the State Emergency Service

The NSW Government today announced a $96 million Strategic Disaster Readiness Package for the future of the NSW State Emergency Service in the 2012-13 State Budget....

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SES Ready as Bad Weather Looms

THe NSW SES is on alert for heavy rain and strong winds due Tuesday....

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Prepare now for Severe Weather Next Week

The NSW SES is warning of the likleyhood of heavy rain and potentially damaging winds developing along the south and central costs of NSW during the later part of the weekend and early new week....

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Don't risk the rescue - be FloodSafe

New figures show an increasing number of flood rescues carried out by the NSW State Emergency Service, with many cases involving people deliberately entering floodwater. Around 400 people across the state were rescued in the recent floods....

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Wakool Shire declared Natural Disaster

Minister for Police and Emergency Services, Michael Gallacher, has today announced Wakool Shire has been included in the list of areas declared Natural Disasters as a result of the floods across NSW earlier this year....

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Beware Possible Scams

The NSW SES is asking people contacted by a salesperson claiming to represent the NSW SES to check their authenticity....

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3D modelling helping flood-plan the future

New 3D technology is helping the NSW State Emergency Service better prepare for floods which could potentially save lives in a major flood event....

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Cadet of the Year dedicated to his community

The NSW SES is congratulating its 2011 Cadet of the Year, Joshua Day, for his outstanding achievement during the Secondary Schools Cadet Program....

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Wingecarribee SES compete at ARRO Challenge

The Wingecarribee SES Unit have placed 11th at the Australasian Road Crash Rescue Organisation (ARRO) Challenge last weekend....

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NSW SES Volunteer appears on front cover of LIsmore region phone book

NSW SES volunteer Chris Chrisostomos, a Murwillumbah resident who has devoted more than 50 years to making the Tweed a better place, has been selected to appear on the cover of this year’s Lismore White Pages® and Yellow Pages® book...

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Morning Severe Weather and Warragamba Dam Update

Warragamba Dam is now spilling. The NSW SES has completed virtually all requests for help as a result of severe weather....

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Afternoon Severe Weather Update

The NSW SES has clearesd virtually all of the 1200 calls for help received....

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Minor Flood Warning for Hawkesbury-Nepean and Bombala Rivers

The BoM have issued a Minor Flood Warning for both the Hawkesbury-Nepean and the Bombala Rivers...

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Severe Weather Update Thursday Late Morning

The NSW SES has now received 1120 requests for assistance....

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Thursday Morning Severe Weather Update

The NSW SES has received 1056 requests for assistance including 16 flood rescues...

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Flood Watch Updated

The BoM has updated the Flood Watch to include the Nepean River and the Tuggerah Lakes...

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Severe Weather Update Wednesday Afternoon

The NSW SES has now received a total 0f 653 requests for assistance with over 200 volunteers in the field....

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Motorists urged to take care on our roads

The NSW Police are urging Motorists to take care on our roads ...

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Flood Watch Extends to Georges River in Sydney

The Bureau of Meteorology have extended the Flood Watch to include the Georges River in Sydney....

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Morning Severe Weather Update

The NSW SES has received 45 calls for assistance overnight due to strong winds and heavy rain....

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Severe Weather and Flood Watch Update

The Bureau of Meteorology has extended the Severe Weather Warning to include the whole NSW coast....

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Severe Weather Update Tuesday Morning.

A Severe Weather Warning and Flood Watch are current for the NSW Mid-North Coast....

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Flood Watch for the Bellinger and Orara Rivers

A Flood Watch for possible minor flooding has been issued by the Bureau of Meteorology for the Bellinger and Orara Rivers....

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Severe Weather Warning for North and Mid North Coasts

The Bureau of Meteorology has issued a Severe Weather Warning for the North and the Mid North Coats for Tuesday. Residents in these areas should prepare their properties now....

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Celebrating inspirational young leaders for National Youth Week

As part of National Youth Week (13-22 April 2012) the NSW SES is paying tribute to its ‘young guns’ of the agency who provide invaluable services to their communities....

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Additional flood assistance for New South Wales

Additional assistance will be made available for flood-affected farms, businesses and communities in four New South Wales communities, Commonwealth Attorney-General Nicola Roxon and NSW Minister for Police and Emergency Services Michael Gallacher announced today....

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Flood threat remains as storm season ends

As the official storm season draws to a close tomorrow, flooding continues to impact several areas throughout New South Wales....

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All Clear for Low Lying Areas of North Darlington Point

The NSW SES has issued an All Clear for Low Lying Areas of North Darlington Point ...

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Financial Assistance for Flood Affected Residents

Financial Assistance for Flood Affected Residents...

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Total Number of Declared Natural Disaster Areas is now 56

Declared Natural Disaster Areas finincial assistance...

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Flood Avdice for the Billabong Creek

Flood Avdice for the Billabong Creek...

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NSW SES thanks Darlington Point

NSW SES thanks Darlington Point...

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SES Flood Safety Update

SES Flood Safety Update...

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SES Flood Update – Saturday Afternoon, March 17

SES Flood Update – Saturday Afternoon, March 17...

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SES Reminder: Evacuation Warning for the areas downstream of Barren Box Swamp is still current

SES reminds residents that the Evacuation Warning for the areas downstream of Barren Box Swamp is still current...

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New Videos on the SES YouTube Channel

New Videos on the SES YouTube Channel...

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SES Media Release - NSW SES Engaging with Flood Affected Communities

SES Media Release - NSW SES Engaging with Flood Affected Communities...

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SES Issues River Closure Order for Murrumbidgee River at Hay

SES Issues River Closure Order for Murrumbidgee River at Hay...

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An Important Update Message for People in Hay

flood update information residents Hay...

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SES Issues All Clear for Darlington Point

SES Issues All Clear for Darlington Point...

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Urgent Update for Residents of Hay

Urgent Update for Residents of Hay...

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SES Issue All Clear for Murrumbidgee River Between Mundarlo and Collingullie

SES Issue All Clear for Murrumbidgee River Between Mundarlo and Collingullie...

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An Important Message for Residents of Hay

Evacuation Information Residents Hay...

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All Clear – Alice Edwards Village at Bourke

All Clear – Alice Edwards Village at Bourke...

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NSW SES volunteers supporting Hay and Darlington Point

NSW SES volunteers supporting Hay and Darlington Point...

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Flood Update for the Murrumbidgee River NSW

Flood Update for the Murrumbidgee River NSW...

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SES Flood Update - Friday Morning, March 16

Flood Update Thursday 15 March...

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SES Issues All Clear for Yenda

SES issues the 'All Clear' for Yenda....

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Evacuation Order for Maude

Flood Evacuation Order Maude...

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Evacuation Order for Hay

Flood Evacuation Order Hay...

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Map of Evacuation Warning Areas for Hay

Map Evacuation Warning Areas Hay...

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Evacuation Warnings and Evacuation Orders, what do they mean?

Evacuation Warnings Evacuation Orders meaning...

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Get your kit together!

home emergency kit...

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How can you prepare for flood?

How can you prepare for flood?...

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Why does NSW SES evacuate areas behind a levee

Some of the reasons people are evacuated from areas behind levees...

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Evacuation Warning for Maude

An Evacuation Warning has been issued for the community of Maude advising them to prepare for possible evacuation...

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Evacuation Warning for South Hay

An Evacuation Warning has been issued for the community of South Hay advising them to prepare for possible evacuation...

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Evacuation Warning for North Hay

An evacuation warning has been issued for residents of North Hay advising residents to prepare for possible evacuation....

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Latest Flood Update for the Darling River

Latest Flood Update Darling River...

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Mosquito increase in the wake of floods

In the wake of floods, mosquitos often increase and can be a hazard to health...

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All Clear given for North Wagga Wagga

All Clear North Wagga Wagga...

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NSW Natural Disaster Assistance Schemes

NSW Natural Disaster Assistance Schemes...

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All clear for area near Roachs Regulator

An All clear has been issued for residents near Roachs Regulator including Leeton and Yanco following overland flooding in the area...

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Wednesday Morning update for Communities along the Lachlan River

Flood Update Communities along Lachlan River...

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All Clear for Forbes

An all clear has been issued for the residents of Forbes recently affected by flooding from the Lachlan River...

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Murrumbidgee River and Riverina Morning Update 14 March

An update on floods on the Murrumbidgee River and Riverina district affecting riverside communities around Wagga Wagga, Narrandera, Darlington Point, Carathool and Hay...

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The important steps between an Evacuation Order and All Clear

As communities clean up around NSW, many people are wondering what steps are involved before NSW SES to issue an 'All Clear'....

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All Clear issued for Urana

An all clear has been issued for Urana, advising residents can now safely return to their homes...

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Monday Flood Update - Darling and Barwon Rivers

An update for communities along the Darling and Barwon Rivers including Brewarrina, Bourke, Louth, Tilpa, Wilcannia, Menindee Town, Pooncarie and Burtundy...

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Flood Evacuation Warning for the Community of Tilpa

An Evacuation Warning has been issued for the residents of Tilpa advising the community to prepare for possible evacuation as a result of flooding on the Darling River...

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Monday Flood Update - Lachlan River

An update for communities along the Lachlan River including Forbes, Bedgerabong, Waroo, Borambil, Condoblin, Kiacatoo and Euabalong...

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Volunteers in Public Information and Inquiries Centre praised

Volunteers praised for taking more than 11,000 Flood Calls...

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Monday Flood Update (Riverina District)

An update of the flood situation in the Riverina District of NSW...

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Sunday Flood Update

The NSW SES continues to respond to flood operations in inland NSW...

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All Clear for Parts of Forbes (with exceptions)

The NSW SES has issued an All Clear for Parts of Forbes (with exceptions)...

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Evacuation Warning for the areas downstream of Barren Box Swamp

The NSW SES has issued an Evacuation Warning for the areas downstream of Barren Box Swamp ...

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Health and Safety Advice for North Wagga Residents Returning to Flooded Homes

The NSW SES is urging North Wagga Wagga residents returning to flooded properties to exercise appropriate healty and safety procedures...

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SES Announces Restricted Access to North Wagga Residents Only to Clean Up and Assess Damage.

The SES Announces Restricted Access to North Wagga Residents Only to Clean Up and Assess Damage...

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Overnight Flood Changes

After a generally quiet night the NSW SES continues to assist flooded communities...

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ADF Move to Next Phase of Flood Relief Efforts in NSW

The Australian Defence Force Move to Next Phase of Flood Relief Efforts in NSW - Defence Media Release...

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Afternoon Flood Update

Afternoon Flood Update Saturday...

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Parents urged to be vigilant in flood-affected areas

NSW Police are urging parents to be extra vigilant with their children in flood-affected areas after a young boy was trapped by a sand collapse in the state’s west....

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Evacuation Warning for the areas around Barren Box Swamp

The NSW SES has released an Evacuation Warning for the areas around Barren Box Swamp and properties adjacent to Mirrool Creek upstream of Barren Box Swamp and Willow Dam Area...

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Advice to residents returning to flooded homes

With nearly 2,000 flooded homes, it is important when returning proper hygeine is used...

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Evacuation Order for North Darlington Point, Darlington Point and surrounding areas

The NSW SES has issued an Evacuation Order for North Darlington Point, Darlington Point and surrounding areas...

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Lachlan River Flood Update

The NSW SES has issued a Lachlan River Flood Update...

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Closure of the Darling River at Bourke

As a result of significant inflows into the Darling River from upstream, the NSW State Emergency Service has instructed the closure of sections to the Darling River. This action has been taken as a public safety and property protection measure...

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NSW SES Flood Response Statistics

Statistics on the NSW SES Flood Response...

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Saturday Morning Flood Update 10 March 2012

Saturday Morning Flood Update 10 March 2012...

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Evacuation Warning for North Darlington Point, Darlington Point and surrounding areas

Evacuation Warning for North Darlington Point, Darlington Point and surrounding areas...

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What to do after a flood

What to do after a flood...

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All Clear for parts of Griffith

The NSW SES has issued the All Clear for parts of Griffith ...

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All Clear for low lying Caravan Parks along the Hawkesbury River from Windsor to Sackville.

The NSW SES has issued the All Clear for low lying Caravan Parks along the Hawkesbury River from Windsor to Sackville. ...

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All Clear for low lying areas in Richmond Lowlands, Pitt Town and Gronos Point.

The NSW SES has issued an All Clear for low lying areas in Richmond Lowlands, Pitt Town and Gronos Point....

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All Clear for the Goobarragandra

The NSW SES has issued the All Clear for the Goobarragandra & Brindabella Valleys, Goodradigbee River Catchment areas. ...

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All Clear for Low Lying Areas of Adelong Creek

The NSW SES has issued the All Clear for Low Lying Areas of Adelong Creek including Selwyn, Tumut and Travis Streets, Gilmore Creek area and the Hillas Creek Catchment including Yaven Yaven Creek and Nacka Nacka Creek. ...

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All Clear for Hanwood

The NSW SES has issued the All Clear for Hanwood ...

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All Clear for Beelbangera

The NSW SES has issued the All Clear for Beelbangera ...

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All Clear for Barellan

The NSW SES has issued the All Clear for Barellan ...

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All Clear for parts of Bega

The SES has issued an ALL CLEAR for the areas of Bega that were evacuated last night (including Bega Street, Auckland Street, Bridge Street, East Street and Gipps Street). This means that it is now safe for residents to return. ...

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All Clear for Ungarie

The NSW SES haas issued the All Clear for Ungarie...

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FLOOD UPDATE: Public Information & Inquiry Centre takes 9043 calls to date

The Public Information and Inquiry Centre, which was activated to support the current flood operation in NSW, has now taken more than 9043 calls from members of the public seeking a range of flood-related information....

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Emergency Services commence flood clean up

Emergency service personnel have commenced the enormous job of cleaning up as the flood waters subside in a number of regional areas....

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Flood Update

Late Morning Brief Flood Update...

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Willow Bend Village, on the eastern outskirts of Condobolin, bounded by Willow Bend Road.

At the request of the Department of Community Services, the evacuation "registration" centre address has been changed for Willow Bend...

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Western Sydney Flooding Current Situation

An Update of the Western Sydney Flooding Situation ...

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All Clear for Jerrara Dam

The NSW SES has issued an All Clear for Jerrara Dam ...

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Evacuation Warning for part of Narrandera

The Murrumbidgee River at Narrandera is predicted to reach a height of 9.0 metres at midday today which is close to the safe operating height of the levee protecting the town of Narrandera. ...

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Flood Evacuation Order for Condobolin Caravan Park

The NSW SES has issued a Flood Evacuation Order for the Condobolin Caravan Park...

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Flood Evacuation Warning for Caravan Parks along the Hawkesbury River from Windsor to Sackville

Flood Evacuation Warning for Caravan Parks along the Hawkesbury River from Windsor to Sackville...

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Evacuation Warnings, Orders and All Clears Explained

meaning evacuation warning order all clear...

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Updated Info re Minor Flooding on Nepean at Menangle Bridge and North Richmond

Overnight rain in the Warragamba catchment and the Nepean River catchment is expected to cause Minor flooding at North Richmond early Friday morning. ...

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Afternoon Flood Update

Afternoon Flood Update for Thursday 8 March...

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NSW Government announces 18 Natural Disaster Declarations

The Minister for Police and Emergency Services Michael Gallacher has today extended the natural disaster declarations to a further 18 Local Government Areas....

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All Clear for Chiverton Road (Back Creek), Cowra

The NSW SES has issued the All Clear for Chiverton Road (Back Creek), Cowra...

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Flood Evacuation Order for Willow Bend Village

The NSW SES has issued a Flood Evacuation Order for Willow Bend Village near Condobolin...

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Minor Flooding on the Nepean River at Menangle Bridge

Minor Flooding on the Nepean River at Menangle Bridge has been forecast, the NSW SES asking property owners in the area to be prepared...

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New South Wales State Emergency Service Disappointed in Undermining of Flood Safety Messaging by some Media

The NSW SES has expressed disappointment with the media showing of images of people acting irresponsibly in floodwater. ...

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Flood Update Georges River

Minor flooding is current at Liverpool and at Milperra following a rainfall average of 85 millimetres recorded over the Georges valley overnight. Rainfall has eased since 9.30am. ...

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All Clear for Lake Windamere

The NSW SES has issued an 'All Clear' for Lake Windamere in the Illawarra...

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Flood Evacuation Order for Gillenbah

The NSW SES has issued a Flood Evacuation Order for Gillenbah on the Murrumbidgee River...

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Lachlan River Update

Floodwaters are peaking at Forbes as attention shifts downstream...

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NSW Government extends Natural Disaster Declarations to seven more councils

The Minister for Police and Emergency Services Michael Gallacher has extended the Natural Disaster Declaration to an additional seven councils that have experienced significant flooding after heavy rainfalls....

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Flood Rescues across Sydney and Illawarra

The NSW SES has been kept busy this morning with flood rescues...

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Flood Evacuation Order for Gillenbah

The NSW SES has issued a Flood Evacuation Order for Gillenbah near Narranderra...

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Minor Flood Warning - Georges River

Liverpool and Milperra - A minor flood warning has been issued for the Georges River potentially affecting low lying properties....

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International Women's Day

NSW SES thanks our many female volunteers for their contribution to emergency services....

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Dam Failure Evacuation Warning-downstream of Jerrara Dam

Full text of Evacuation Warning for Jerrara Dam...

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Severe Weather Warning

Severe Weather Warning - Hunter, Sydney Metropolitan, Illawarra and South Coast...

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Afternoon Flood Update

Flooding continues in the Riverina of NSW...

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Severe Weather Warning - Sydney, Hunter, Illawara & South Coast

A Severe Weather Warning has been issued for heavy rain and damaging surf for people in the Metropolitan, South Coast, Illawarra and Hunter forecast districts....

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Downstream impacts - Rivers in flood

Residents downstream of the current flood peaks are advised to prepare now for potential flooding...

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Flood Update - Wednesday 7th March

Update on the flooding situation in Southern NSW...

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All Clear for Parts of Gumly Gumly, East Wagga Wagga

An All Clear has been issued to residents in parts of Gumly Gumly and East Wagga Wagga following flooding in these areas...

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NSW SES Commissioner Murray Kear thanks Emergency Services and Volunteers

NSW SES Commissioner Murray Kear thanks Emergency Services and Volunteers for Flood Response...

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All Clear issued for Wagga Wagga CBD, Wagga Wagga Central and Flowerdale

The NSW SES have advised residents that its now safe to return to homes in the Wagga Wagga CBD, Central and Flowerdale areas....

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All Clear for Gundagai

Residents of Gundagai previously affected by an Evacuation Order have been advised that it is safe to return to their homes...

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Severe weather warning for heavy rain

For the people in the Metropolitan, South Coast, Illawarra and Hunter forecast districts. Issued at 4:27 pm EDT on Tuesday 6 March 2012...

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Urgent Evacuation Order for Parts of Wagga Wagga

Revised Murrumbidgee height predictions of 10.8 metres have resulted in evacuations from parts of Wagga Wagga...

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Evacuation Order for Wagga Wagga CBD, Wagga Wagga Central, Flowerdale and Surrounding Areas

With the Murrumbidgee River expected to reach 10.8 metres at 7am the NSW SES has ordered the evacuation of Wagga Wagga CBD, Wagga Wagga Central, Flowerdale and Surrounding Areas...

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Evacuation Order for Barellan

Evacuation Warning for Barellan...

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Evacuation Warning for Urana

Residents of Urana are advised to prepare for possible evacuation...

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Afternoon NSW Flood Update - 5 March 2012

A flood update for the current flood situation across NSW at 5pm Monday 5 March...

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All Clear issued for Brewarrina and Jerrara Dam

An All Clear for Brewarrina and Jerrara Dam was issued today...

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All Clear issued for Queanbeyan

All Clear issued for Queanbeyan...

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Evacuation Warning for Forbes

The NSW SES urges residents in Forbes affected by the Evacuation Warning to prepare to for evacuation as floodwater threatens to inundate properties...

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Evacuation Order issued for Yenda

The NSW SES is urging the residents of Yenda to evacuate immediately...

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Murrumbidgee River Update

Update on Flooding on the Murrumbidgee River including Gundagai, Wagga Wagga and surrounds...

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Evacuation Order for part of Gundagai

Evacuation Order Gundagai...

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Monday Morning Flood Update

Summary of key flood evacuation warning, orders and current siuation....

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Evacuation Order has been issued for Gumly Gumly and parts of East Wagga Wagga

Evacuation Order has been issued for Gumly Gumply and parts of East Wagga Wagga...

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Evacuation Order for North Wagga Wagga and Surrounding Areas

The State Emergency Service is directing all residents within North Wagga Wagga and surrounding areas, to evacuate immediately. Do not delay your evacuation, roads may be congested or closed and you could become trapped and need to be rescued. Remaining in flooded areas is dangerous and may place your life at risk....

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Evacuation Warning for Gumly Gumly & East Wagga

As a result of the flood level predicted by the Bureau of Meteorology the State Emergency Service recommends that residents within the Gumly Gumly and East Wagga area should prepare to evacuate....

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Evacuation Warning for North Wagga Wagga and Surrounding Areas

As the Murrumbidgee River at Wagga Wagga is expected to reach the major flood level of 9.6 metres during the morning of Monday with further river rises are likely the State Emergency Service recommends that residents within the nominated areas should prepare to evacuate as soon as possible today....

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Flood Evacuation Order for parts of Forbes

Residents in low lying areas of Forbes are being asked to evacuate...

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There is a public meeting for North Wagga residents today at 430pm

Residents of North Wagga should attend a public meeting this afternoon....

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FLOOD MESSAGE It's simple: don't enter floodwaters

Deputy State Emergency Operations Controller, Assistant Commissioner Mark Murdoch, has reinforced his appeal for people to avoid floodwaters....

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All Clear for parts of Cooma

The all clear has been issued for evacuated parts of Cooma...

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Evacuation Order for the Goobarragandra & Brindabella Valleys, Goodradigbee River Catchment areas.

Evacuation Order for the Goobarragandra & Brindabella Valleys, Goodradigbee River Catchment areas....

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Flood Evacuation Order for Ungarie

As a result of rainfall and waters flowing into the Humbug Creek at Ungarie, above levels experienced in 2010, the State Emergency Service is directing residents in the low lying areas of Ungarie to evacuate. ...

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Flood Evacuation Warning for parts of Forbes

As a result of the flood level predicted by the Bureau of Meteorology for Forbes Iron Bridge (10.5 metres) on Monday morning (05/03/2012) the State Emergency Service recommends that residents within the nominated areas should prepare to evacuate within the next 24 hours. ...

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All Clear for western Sydney flood areas

As a result of the rainfall easing over the Hawkesbury Nepean catchment the flood threat to the above areas has now eased. The evacuation orders for the above areas, issued at 6.30am and 6.45am on 3 March, 2012 have now been cancelled....

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Sunday morning flood update

Thev NSW SES has had 29 rescues overnight and hundreds of calls for help...

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Evacuation Order for parts of Jugiong

The NSW SES has issued an evacuation order for parts of Jugiong...

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Dam Emergency in Adelong Eases

The dam emergency in Adelong has eased....

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Evacuation Order for South Uranquinty

Heavy rainfall in the vicinity of Uranquinty during Saturday 3 and Sunday 4 March has resulted in flash flooding within the Uranquinty area. Rising floodwater is currently threatening the eastern levee in the vicinity of Deane Street and overtopping is considered imminent. ...

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Partial Dam Failure at Adelong

Residents in low lying areas at Adelong and downstream are being contacted by doorknock following a partial upstream dam failure....

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Evacuation Warning for Uranquinty.

Heavy rainfall in the vicinity of Uranquinty has led to overland flows threatening the eastern levee of the township. ...

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The All Clear has been issued for Goulburn

The all clear has been issued this afternoon for Goulburn...

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Endeavour Energy will isolate electricity supplies to up to 160 customers

Tonight Endeavour Energy will isolate electricity supplies to up to 160 customers in low lying areas along the Hawkesbury and Nepean Rivers...

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Lachlan River Update

Lachlan River Flood Update...

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Sydney west flood update

Update on Sydney western area flooding...

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Colo River Flood Update

Updated flood information for the Colo River area....

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Murrumbidgee River Update

Further heavy rain tonight is likely to cause renewed flooding on the Murrumbidgee River...

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Updated conditions at Billabong Creek

Rain tonight may cause further rises in the Billabong Creek...

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Closure of the Darling River at Bourke

As a result of significant inflows into the Darling River from upstream, the NSW State Emergency Service has instructed the closure of sections to the Darling River. ...

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Dam Failure Evacuation Warning for Clifton Grove residents downstream from Suma Park Dam

A Dam Failure Evacuation Warning has been issued for Clifton Grove residents downstream from Suma Park Dam...

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Saturday morning flood update

The SES continues to assist flood affected communities....

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North Wagga Wagga Public Meeting

A public meeting for North Wagga residents will be held this morning at the North Wagga Hall. Please attend for the latest flood information....

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Warragamba Dam is full and is starting to spill

Warragamba Dam is full and is starting to spill...

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Friday Afternoon Flood and Storm Update

Friday Afternoon Flood and Storm Update...

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Latest Information on Potential Bridge Closures in Hawkesbury/Nepean

Latest Information on Potential Bridge Closures in Hawkesbury/Nepean...

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Friday Morning Flood and Storm Update

Flood and Storm Update March 2012...

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NSW SES Issues 'All Clear' for parts of Bega

NSW SES Issues 'All Clear' for parts of Bega...

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Thursday Afternoon Update

Flood and storm update thursday march 1...

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Public Information Inquiry Centre

Public Information Inquiry Centre...

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NSW SES Issues Evacuation Order for parts of Goulburn

Evacuation Order for parts of Goulburn...

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SES Issues Evacuation Warning for Parts of Queanbeyan

NSW SES issues Evacuation Warning for parts of Queanbeyan...

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SES Issues Flood Evacuation Order for Parts of Cooma

Flood Evacuation Order for Parts of Cooma...

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Flood Evacuation Order for Chiverton Road (Back Creek), Cowra

Flood Evacuation Order for Chiverton Road (Back Creek), Cowra...

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Flood Evacuation Warning for parts of Goulburn

A Flood Evacuation Warning for parts of Goulburn has been issued by the NSW SES. Emergency Alerts have also been sent to mobile and landline phones within the evacuation warning areas....

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Wednesday Afternoon Flood Update

The NSW SES has received 400 calls for help as severe weather and flooding continue....

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Severe Weather Warning Updated

Severe weather with flash flooding and heavy rain is continuing in NSW with the NSW SES advising affected areas to be prepared....

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Flooding on Tumut River and Upper Murray River

Minor to moderate flooding is developing on the Tumut River and Minor on the Murray River...

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NSW SES Flood Evacuation Warning Issued for parts of Cooma

Flood Evacuation Warning for parts of Cooma...

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NSW SES Flood Safety Advice

NSW SES flood safety advice for people living in areas affected by the current Flood Watch....

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Flood Evacuation Order for Alice Edwards Village at Bourke

As a result of major flooding predicted by the Bureau of Meteorology, the NSW State Emergency Service orders that community members of Alice Edwards Village are to evacuate between now and 5.00pm Friday 24th February 2012....

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SES crews respond to calls after heavy rain overnight

Heavy rain has affected parts of metropolitan Sydney with some reports of localised flash flooding around the northern beaches, however minimal damage has been reported....

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SES volunteer praised for rescue efforts

Ten people have been single-handedly rescued from floodwater by a NSW SES volunteer in Sydney overnight....

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Access to Walgett and Collarenebri Restored, partial access to LIghtning Ridge

Access has been restored to the towns of Walgett and Lightning Ridge today. There is access to high clearance, escorted vehicles only into Lightning Ridge....

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Busy Night for NSW SES Volunteers Due to Storms

THe NSW SES Has received over 330 requests for help with 12 flood rescues undertaken overnight....

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8,000 isolated by floodwater and more to come

Around 8,000 people in the north west of NSW remain isolated by floodwater and that number is expected to rise to up to 10,000 as the floods move further west of the state....

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Saturday Afternoon Flood Update

The NSW SES is continuing to help over 8,000 people isolated by flooding and to prepare others facing likely isolation in coming days and weeks....

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No need to 'panic buy' fuel and essential goods in flood-affected areas

The NSW Deputy State Emergency Operations Controller is advising residents in flood-affected parts of the state’s west and north-west that there is no need to ‘panic-buy’ fuel and other essential goods. Assistant Commissioner Mark Murdoch said all flood-affected towns, and in particular Lightning Ridge, Brewarrina, Collarenebri, and Bourke, have more than adequate supplies and locals should resist the urge to over-stock items, particularly fuel....

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Current isolations for New South Wales

There remain just over 8,000 people in New South Wales who are isolated. The NSW SES continues to support these people through their isolation....

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Friday Afternoon Flood and Storm Update

The NSW SES continues to assist isolated communities in the north west of the State as flooding continues....

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Tonnes of goods delivered to flood-affected communities

The NSW State Emergency Service (SES) is bringing relief to thousands of residents in the state’s north-west who’ve been affected by flooding with the delivery of much needed supplies....

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Closure of the Darling River at Menindee

As a result of significant inflows into the Darling River from upstream, at 9.00 am on Friday 17 February, 2012, the NSW SES issued a River Closure Order for sections of the River. This action has been taken as a public safety and property protection measure, utilising the provisions of the NSW State Emergency and Rescue Management Act 1989 (as amended)....

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Flood Evacuation Warning for Alice Edwards Village at (Bourke)

A flood evacuation warning for 80- residents of Alice Edwards village near Bourke has been issued....

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Flood Update 15 February 2012

Flood Update 15 February 2012...

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Natural Disaster Declarations extended to 23 Local Government Areas

Natural Disaster Declarations extended to 23 Local Government Areas...

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Tuesday Morning Storm and Flood Update

Tuesday 14 February flood and storm update...

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The town of Walgett is now isolated

Walget is now isolated by floodwater...

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What to do after a storm

What to do after a storm...

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Morning Flood and Storm Update

Morning update February 13 2012...

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Morning Flood and Storm Update

Morning update February 13 2012...

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Saturday Afternoon Flood and Storm Update

The NSW SES has received over 225 calls for help following severe storms today....

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Saturday Afternoon Flood and Storm Update

The NSW SES has received over 225 calls for help following severe storms today....

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SES Responding to Storms this Afternoon.

The NSW SES has responded to 121 requests for help this afternoon....

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SES Responding to Storms this Afternoon.

The NSW SES has responded to 121 requests for help this afternoon....

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Saturday Flood Update

The NSW SES continues to focus on the resupply of isolated properties in the North West of the State....

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Saturday Flood Update

The NSW SES continues to focus on the resupply of isolated properties in the North West of the State....

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Flash Flooding Affects Picton

Flash flooding in Picton has resulted in nearly 40 calls for help and 3 flood rescues....

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Flash Flooding Affects Picton

Flash flooding in Picton has resulted in nearly 40 calls for help and 3 flood rescues....

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NSW SES Flood Update Friday Afternoon

The NSW SES continues to prepare for extended flood response operatins in the north west of the state....

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NSW SES Flood Update Friday Afternoon

The NSW SES continues to prepare for extended flood response operatins in the north west of the state....

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Flash Flood and Large Hailstones

Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Flash Flood and Large Hailstones...

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Flood Evacuation Order for Weilmoringle

Flood Evacuation Order for Weilmoringle...

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Flood Evacuation Order for Weilmoringle

Flood Evacuation Order for Weilmoringle...

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Final Flood Watch for the New South Wales South Coast

The Flood Watch for the South Coast and Southern Tablelands has been finalised by the Bureau of Meteorology....

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Final Flood Watch for the New South Wales South Coast

The Flood Watch for the South Coast and Southern Tablelands has been finalised by the Bureau of Meteorology....

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Latest Isolation Figures for New South Wales

The number of people isolated has increased to 8,768 with Lightning Ridge now cut off....

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Latest Isolation Figures for New South Wales

The number of people isolated has increased to 8,768 with Lightning Ridge now cut off....

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Western Sydney Bears Brunt of Flash Flooding Overnight

The west of Sydney in the Penrith area bore the brunt of flash flooding that affected south east NSW overnight....

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Western Sydney Bears Brunt of Flash Flooding Overnight

The west of Sydney in the Penrith area bore the brunt of flash flooding that affected south east NSW overnight....

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Torrential Rain and Flash Flooding Affect Sydney and Illawarra

Torrential rain and flash flooding affected Sydney and the Illawarra overnight....

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Torrential Rain and Flash Flooding Affect Sydney and Illawarra

Torrential rain and flash flooding affected Sydney and the Illawarra overnight....

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South Coast and Southern Tablelands Expecting Severe Weather

A Severe Weather Warning for flash flooding is current for the South Coast and the Southern Tablelands. A Flood Watch is also current. ...

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South Coast and Southern Tablelands Expecting Severe Weather

A Severe Weather Warning for flash flooding is current for the South Coast and the Southern Tablelands. A Flood Watch is also current. ...

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Watch out for Flood Donation Scams

The NSW SES has received reports of people pretending to be from the NSW SES and scamming donations....

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Watch out for Flood Donation Scams

The NSW SES has received reports of people pretending to be from the NSW SES and scamming donations....

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Revised Flood Heights for Barwon and Darling Rivers

The Bureau of Meteorology has revised upwards some flood heights for the Barwon and Darling Rivers....

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Revised Flood Heights for Barwon and Darling Rivers

The Bureau of Meteorology has revised upwards some flood heights for the Barwon and Darling Rivers....

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Flood Update Thursday Morning

As flooding continues in the north west, a new flood front is likely to open up on the south coast....

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Flood Update Thursday Morning

As flooding continues in the north west, a new flood front is likely to open up on the south coast....

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Flood Watch for South East NSW

A Flood Watch has been issued for the Bega, Moruya, Queanbeyan and Molongolo Rivers...

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Flood Watch for South East NSW

A Flood Watch has been issued for the Bega, Moruya, Queanbeyan and Molongolo Rivers...

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Weather Eases on North Coast

Weather has eased on the NSW Mid-north Coast...

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Weather Eases on North Coast

Weather has eased on the NSW Mid-north Coast...

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Torrential Rain has Affected the Mid-North Coast of NSW This Morning

Very heavy rain this morning in the Mid-north Coast has resulted in 4 rescues and some 25 requests for assistance....

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Torrential Rain has Affected the Mid-North Coast of NSW This Morning

Very heavy rain this morning in the Mid-north Coast has resulted in 4 rescues and some 25 requests for assistance....

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Stock up Now Says NSW SES as Towns Prepare for Isolation

The NSW SES is asking residents of Lightning Ridge, Walgett and Goodooga to ready for a long isolation....

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Stock up Now Says NSW SES as Towns Prepare for Isolation

The NSW SES is asking residents of Lightning Ridge, Walgett and Goodooga to ready for a long isolation....

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All Clear for residents of Yarraman and Chinaman’s Lane

The NSW SES has issue the All Clear for residents of Yarraman and Chinaman’s Lane in Moree this afternoon....

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All Clear for residents of Yarraman and Chinaman’s Lane

The NSW SES has issue the All Clear for residents of Yarraman and Chinaman’s Lane in Moree this afternoon....

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Flood Update Saturday Afternoon

The NSW SES flood response continues with volunteers kept busy despite easing conditions and falling rivers in some locations....

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Flood Update Saturday Afternoon

The NSW SES flood response continues with volunteers kept busy despite easing conditions and falling rivers in some locations....

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All Clear Issued for Wee Waa

An All Clear has been issued for Wee Waa. The town no longer is under threat of evacuation. The community will remain isolated until mid-week....

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All Clear Issued for Wee Waa

An All Clear has been issued for Wee Waa. The town no longer is under threat of evacuation. The community will remain isolated until mid-week....

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All Clear Issued for Limited Parts of Moree

An all clear has been issued for around 500 residents in parts of North Moree....

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All Clear Issued for Limited Parts of Moree

An all clear has been issued for around 500 residents in parts of North Moree....

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Flood Update Saturday Morning

The NSW SES continues to assist isolated and flood affected communities across the north east and northern inland....

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Flood Update Saturday Morning

The NSW SES continues to assist isolated and flood affected communities across the north east and northern inland....

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Major Flooding Affects Namoi Valley

Major flooding in the Namoi Valley has resulted in property damage, isolation and rescues....

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Major Flooding Affects Namoi Valley

Major flooding in the Namoi Valley has resulted in property damage, isolation and rescues....

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Darkwood no Longer Isolated

The community of Darkwood on the Upper Bellinger River is no longer isolated....

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Darkwood no Longer Isolated

The community of Darkwood on the Upper Bellinger River is no longer isolated....

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All Clear Issued for Barraba

All Clear issued for Barraba...

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All Clear Issued for Barraba

All Clear issued for Barraba...

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NSW SES Flood update

Update on flood situation across NSW, Friday evening, February 3rd....

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NSW SES Flood update

Update on flood situation across NSW, Friday evening, February 3rd....

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People and Dogs Rescue in Moree

Raw footage of flood rescues of people and their dogs in Moree....

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People and Dogs Rescue in Moree

Raw footage of flood rescues of people and their dogs in Moree....

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Gunnedah Shire Natural Disaster Declaration

The Minister for Emergency Services as declared Gunnedah Shire a Natural Disaster Area....

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Gunnedah Shire Natural Disaster Declaration

The Minister for Emergency Services as declared Gunnedah Shire a Natural Disaster Area....

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Flood Footage from Moree

The NSW SES You Tube site has flood footage from Moree....

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Flood Footage from Moree

The NSW SES You Tube site has flood footage from Moree....

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Far West NSW Flood Update

Following heavy rain and flooding in November and December, floodwater continues to affect the Darling River downstream of Bourke....

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Far West NSW Flood Update

Following heavy rain and flooding in November and December, floodwater continues to affect the Darling River downstream of Bourke....

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Flood Update Friday Morning 11:20am

The Mehi River is near the predicted peak. The NSW SES has undertaken several rescues this morning....

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Flood Update Friday Morning 11:20am

The Mehi River is near the predicted peak. The NSW SES has undertaken several rescues this morning....

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Floodwater Continues to Rise in Moree

Floodwater continues to rise in Moree as the Mehi nears its peak....

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Floodwater Continues to Rise in Moree

Floodwater continues to rise in Moree as the Mehi nears its peak....

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NSW SES Flood Update - Friday 3rd February

SES flood information update for Friday morning, February 3rd, 2012....

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NSW SES Flood Update - Friday 3rd February

SES flood information update for Friday morning, February 3rd, 2012....

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Evacuation Orders issued for North Moree, Yarraman, Gwydirfield, Bendygleet, Pallamallawa and Biniguy

Evacuation Orders issued for North Moree, Yarraman, Gwydirfield, Bendygleet, Pallamallawa and Biniguy...

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Evacuation Orders issued for North Moree, Yarraman, Gwydirfield, Bendygleet, Pallamallawa and Biniguy

Evacuation Orders issued for North Moree, Yarraman, Gwydirfield, Bendygleet, Pallamallawa and Biniguy...

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Flood Evacuation Warning for Wee Waa

Flood Evacuation Warning for Wee Waa...

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Flood Evacuation Warning for Wee Waa

Flood Evacuation Warning for Wee Waa...

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Grafton Caravan Park Closed

Caravan Park now clsed and people moved to higher ground...

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Update on Flood Evacuations North West NSW

Update on flood evacuations in North West NSW...

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Update on Flood Evacuations North West NSW

Update on flood evacuations in North West NSW...

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Information for evacuating with animals

Information for residents with animals in flood affected areas...

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Information for evacuating with animals

Information for residents with animals in flood affected areas...

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Flood Evacuation Order for Biniguy

Flood Evacuation Order for Biniguy...

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Flood Evacuation Order North Moree

Flood Evacuation Order for North Moree, Yarraman,Gwydirville and Bendygleet...

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Goodooga No Longer Isolated

The town of Goodooga is no longer isolated by floodwater....

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Goodooga No Longer Isolated

The town of Goodooga is no longer isolated by floodwater....

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Flood Update Thursday Morning

The NSW SES has placed some 1660 residents on standby for possible evacuation as floodwater continues to rise....

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Flood Update Thursday Morning

The NSW SES has placed some 1660 residents on standby for possible evacuation as floodwater continues to rise....

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Prepare for Evacuation

Important preparation information for those affected by the NSW SES Evacuation Warning...

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Prepare for Evacuation

Important preparation information for those affected by the NSW SES Evacuation Warning...

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Wednesday Afternoon Flood Update

Heavy rain is causing further isolation and rescues in northern inland NSW and on the Mid-North Coast today....

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Wednesday Afternoon Flood Update

Heavy rain is causing further isolation and rescues in northern inland NSW and on the Mid-North Coast today....

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Flood Update Wednesday Morning

Heavy rain and flooding continue on the Mid-North Coast of NSW and the northern inland....

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Flood Update Wednesday Morning

Heavy rain and flooding continue on the Mid-North Coast of NSW and the northern inland....

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Flood Update Tuesday Afternoon

Heavy rain in the past 24 hours has resulted in rising rivers and rescues by the NSW SES in the past 24 hours....

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Flood Update Tuesday Afternoon

Heavy rain in the past 24 hours has resulted in rising rivers and rescues by the NSW SES in the past 24 hours....

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Revised Flood Watch Extends Potential Severity and Location of Flooding

The Bureau of Meteorology have reissued the Flood Watch extending the potential severity and areas affected by flooding in coming days....

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Revised Flood Watch Extends Potential Severity and Location of Flooding

The Bureau of Meteorology have reissued the Flood Watch extending the potential severity and areas affected by flooding in coming days....

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Flood Update Monday Afternoon

Further heavy rain and possible flooding is likely to affect north east New South Wales in coming days....

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Flood Update Monday Afternoon

Further heavy rain and possible flooding is likely to affect north east New South Wales in coming days....

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Flood Watch Issued for North East NSW

A Flood Watch has been issued by the Bureau of Meteorology for a number of river valleys in north east New South Wales....

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Flood Watch Issued for North East NSW

A Flood Watch has been issued by the Bureau of Meteorology for a number of river valleys in north east New South Wales....

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Flood Update Sunday

The NSW SES continues to respond to flooding in the north east of the State as well as the western inland....

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