State Emergency Service (SES) workers have delivered some rare good news to the residents of north Victoria's flood affected communities, informing Picola locals their homes will not be inundated. Picola residents were told at a town meeting on Saturday that their homes were not in danger.However, the levee at nearby Nathalia posed a safety risk and an evacuation notice for the town was re-issued on Saturday for a further 48 hours.
Emergency service workers are helping evacuate residents in southern NSW as the Murrumbidgee River is set to peak on Monday. A state Emergency Service spokesman said almost half the 2000 residents of Hay have been evacuated so far, ... Read Post
Authorities are bracing for a higher than anticipated flood peak at Barmah, in northern Victoria. Staff from the State Emergency Service (SES) and volunteers have spent the night sandbagging an area two kilometres east of the town.T... Read Post