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More mega-hail for Merimbula and Candelo without power this morning

    More mega-hail hit Merimbula last night as storm cells moved across the region. Thanks to Kristy Martin for the pic.  The village of Candelo, and surrounding area, is without power this morning after an intense electrical storm overnight. Essential energy says they've received numerous calls from the Far South Coast regarding isolated...

Far South Coast waking up to severe electrical storm

The Bega Valley Shire is waking up to a severe electrical storm this morning.  The energy is intense out there so be careful. Forked lightning lit up the sky for most of the night but intensified early in the morning.  Be careful on the roads and if you need assistance call the...

Bill Shorten pledges a Community Power Hub for Far South Coast

Federal Opposition Leader Bill Shorten with members of Clean Energy for Eternity, and Member for Eden Monaro Mike Kelly at Tathra today. The Federal Opposition Leader Bill Shorten has been in Tathra today to make an election pledge of $10 million dollars regarding the establishment of a  Community Power Hub for...

Eurobodalla water restrictions lifted today

Deep Creek Dam is now over 90 per cent full, and Council has lifted water restrictions.  Eurobodalla Council has today lifted water restrictions in the shire. Eurobodalla Mayor, Liz Innes, thanked residents and visitors for assistance in securing the shire’s water supply through the summer months. “The community has been fantastic since restrictions...

Severe storm forecast - SES prepared

The Bureau of Meteorology has issued a severe storm warning for the region.  Stay up to date by going to the BOM website.  The SES has said it's prepared for the weather.  The SES number is 132 500 As well as the storm front upon us at the moment the SES says there's "another...