Recent Floods and Storms
You can learn a lot from the past.
Read about the significant floods and storms that have happened in your area in recent years.
Here are the records of floods in your area. They may help you understand the risk in your area.
They are listed for significant river systems with key warning gauges only.
Local Road Information
Here are some handy links to Roads and Maritime Services and your local councils who manage road closures in your area.
A list of significant rivers in the Murrumbidgee Region of NSW and a handy link to river conditions and latest rainfall totals to help you self-assess the risk in your area.
Things to consider if you live in a rural area
As a rural property owner or manager you may have experienced many storms.
The effects of storms on rural property owners can include losses to livestock, crops, fencing, buildings, personal items, farm equipment and machinery.
Your Local Councils
Check with your local council for information about property-specific risks, local road closures and local planning approval guidelines.
Your Local NSW SES Units
NSW is divided into 17 Regions based on major river systems. Check here to see the local Units operating in your area.
Each Region Controller is responsible for the operational control of emergency flood and storm responses, including planning, training, operational support and other functions within their area of control.
Emergency Service Organisations
Contact details for Emergency Service Organisations in NSW
Local Radio Stations
Your local radio station can provide information and updates during emergencies that are specific to your local area
Other useful contacts
Some other useful contacts that may help you during and after disasters
Flood Storm and Tsunami Guides
Download the FloodSafe, StormSafe and TsunamiSafe guides here to help you prepare for emergencies near you.
Flood Storm and Tsunami Plans
The NSW SES undertakes flood, storm and tsunami planning to determine how to best manage natural disasters.
Next steps toward recovery
In NSW, recovery following a disaster is managed by a range of organisations. The NSW SES has produced a recovery guide to help you take the next steps towards recovery from floods, storms and tsunami.
VOLUNTEERS' EMERGENCY RESPONSE EFFORTS RECOGNISED IN SOUTH WEST NSW
14/08/2023 09:55:15 AM
More than 170 years of volunteer service to the NSW State Emergency Service (SES) in the Murrumbidgee region has been celebrated, with 11 locals recognised for diligent service to their community.
NSW SES VOLUNTEER WINS TOP ROTARY AWARD FOR COMMUNITY SERVICE
12/08/2023 11:06:00 PM
NSW SES congratulates Yasmin Jimmieson, winner of the 2023 State Emergency Service Officer of the Year award at this year’s Rotary Emergency Service Community Awards (RESCA).
NSW SES DIVES INTO FLOOD RESCUE TRAINING
07/08/2023 10:22:03 AM
The NSW State Emergency Service (SES) has hosted a Land Based Flood Rescue course, putting participants from the Service and external agencies through their paces in an environment simulating a real-life flood rescue scenario.
LACHLAN VALLEY NSW SES VOLUNTEERS RECOGNISED IN COWRA AND FORBES
27/07/2023 12:59:52 PM
Volunteers from the NSW State Emergency Service (NSW SES) in the Lachlan Valley were awarded for their service last week in Cowra and Forbes.
The two ceremonies, led by NSW SES Commissioner Carlene York APM, recognised long service by volunteers in the Cowra, Forbes, Parkes, Grenfell and Gooloogong Units.