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DAMAGING WINDS TO CONTINUE

Severe Weather Warning for DAMAGING WINDS For people in Central Tablelands, Southern Tablelands, Snowy Mountains, Australian Capital Territory and parts of Mid North Coast, Hunter, Illawarra, South Coast, North West Slopes and Plains and South West Slopes Forecast Districts. Issued at 4:49 pm Thursday, 23 January 2020. VIGOROUS WINDS AHEAD OF A COLD FRONT A...

PRINCES HIGHWAY CLOSED IN TWO SECTIONS ON FAR SOUTH COAST

The Princes Highway is now closed in two sections.  From Cobargo to Tilba Tilba  From Coila to Bodalla  Other roads closed in the area are:  Cobargo Bermagui Road Wallaga Lake Road Bermagui Road  The Kings Highway is also closed between:  North Batemans Bay and Nelligen Keep checking www.livetraffic.com and www.rfs.nsw.gov.au       

PLEASE READ - LATEST EMERGENCY WARNINGS FOR CLYDE MOUNTAIN FIRE 4.45pm 23rd Jan

Please keep checking www.rfs.nsw.gov.au for the very latest emergency warnings  Go to www.livetraffic.com for the latest road information  A bush fire is burning in the Clyde Mountain area south of the Kings Highway, through to the Deua River Valley. There is an emergency warning in place for this fire.  Current Situation The fire has crossed the...

Bumbo, Eurobodalla, Bodalla and areas from Moruya to Tuross Head including Wallaga Lake, Akolele, Bermagui and Coolagolite It is too late to leave. Seek shelter as the fire approaches

LATEST EMERGENCY ADVICE FROM THE RURAL FIRE SERVICE - 4.15pm 23rd Jan  keep checking www.rfs.nsw.gov.au for the very latest advice and warnings  go to www.livetraffic.com for the latest road closures  An emergency warning is in place for the Badja Forest Road bush fire, burning over a large area between the Bega and Moruya areas. The...

LATEST EMERGENCY UPDATES - PROPERTIES ALIGHT, FIRE TOO INTENSE FOR RFS CREWS IN SOME AREAS, AIR TANKER DOWN AND EVACUATIONS UNDERWAY ON FAR SOUTH COAST

Catalina this afternoon. Image courtesy of Mandy Mohr Please keep checking www.rfs.nsw.gov.au for the very latest emergency information and warnings  Go to www.livetraffic.com for the latest on road closures  From Batemans Bay to the border the Far South Coast and wider region is once again on fire.  Properties are being impacted this afternoon and many properties...

INFORMATION REGARDING EVACUATION CENTRES IN BEGA VALLEY AND EUROBODALLA

Bega Valley Council advise that the Bega Showground is being reestablished as an evacuation centre for people needing a safer place this afternoon as the bushfire emergency develops. The Emergency Operations Centre at Moruya advises there is NO evacuation centre being set up at Narooma, however the Moruya Evacuation Centre is...

LARGE AIR TANKER MISSING IN THE SNOWY MONARO

  The NSW Rural Fire Service is investigating reports of a serious incident involving an aircraft in southern NSW this afternoon. Contact was lost with a Large Air Tanker which was working in the Snowy Monaro area. Local ground crews indicate the aircraft may have crashed. A number of helicopters are in the area...