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Level 4 water restrictions in place for Brogo-Bermagui system

Level 4 water restrictions have come into effect for customers using the Brogo-Bermagui water supply system. Heavy rainfall across the Brogo River catchment has led to water carting from the Merimbula system until water quality improves at the pumping source. The Brogo-Bermagui Water Supply System feeds Quaama, Cobargo, Bermagui, Beauty Point, Fairhaven,...

Narooma a global hotspot for ocean warming - Little Penguin colony at risk

Animals and birds, like humans, are suffering from anthropogenic climate change. Image NPWS.  It's not the news we wanted to hear but Narooma is a global hotspot for ocean warming from climate change, and one of the impacts on biodiversity could be the demise of the Little Penguins at Montague Island.   A...

URGENT REPAIRS FOR KINGS HIGHWAY NEEDED - LATEST ON EUROBODALLA ROADS

Caption: Eurobodalla Council crews are assessing and making repairs following this week’s heavy rain. Michael Johnston fills a pothole on George Bass Drive, Broulee. Kings Highway repair work Urgent repair works as a result of the heavy rain will begin at Government Bend on the Kings Highway from Wednesday 24 March 2021....

Havoc in region following flooding, wind, landslides and car accidents

Above: Flooding at Bega this morning. Motorists are urged to exercise the most extreme caution this morning with many roads impacted.  Image courtesy Bega SES.  Flooding, wind, landslides and car accidents caused havoc in the region last night with hazards continuing into today despite the easing of the rain. SES and emergency...

ROAD CLOSURES Including Snowy Mountains Highway - Detours in Place

Snow Mountain Highway at Brown Mountain - CLOSED Closed in both directions following flooding and a landslide Emergency services are on site Light vehicles are to detour through Darragh Road Heavy vehicles will need to detour up through Bateman's Bay on Kings Highway Kings Highway at Tudor Valley Road in Northangera Road closed both ways after a...

*UPDATED* ROAD CLOSURES Including Snowy Mountains Highway - Detours in Place

Snow Mountain Highway at Brown Mountain - CLOSED It was open earlier, now closed in both directions following flooding and landslide debris Emergency services are on site Light vehicles are to detour through Monaro, Kings and Princes Highway Heavy vehicles will need to detour up through Bateman's Bay on Kings Highway Kings Highway south of...

Concerns about flash flooding as rivers rise across the Far South Coast

latest from the bom: Severe Weather Warning for DAMAGING WINDS, HEAVY RAINFALL, ABNORMALLY HIGH TIDES and DAMAGING SURF For people in Northern Rivers, Mid North Coast, Illawarra, South Coast, Southern Tablelands, Snowy Mountains, Australian Capital Territory, Northern Tablelands and parts of Hunter, Metropolitan, Central Tablelands, North West Slopes and Plains and South West...

Police looking for witnesses to three vehicle crash near Batemans Bay

Police are appealing for witnesses following a crash near Batemans Bay yesterday. Emergency services were called to the Princes Highway at Batemans Bay about 2pm (Monday 22 March 2021), following reports of a three-vehicle crash. Police have been told a black BMW was travelling southbound on the Princes Highway, near the intersection...