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State Emergency Services render assistance and urge caution | Merimbula News Weekly



Severe weather conditions overnight and this morning have led to a number of requests for assistance from State Emergency Services (SES) across the Bega Valley Shire.

Michelle De Friskbom from the SES Bega Valley Unit said the unit has been contacted with an increasing number of jobs this morning, with residents requiring help with sandbagging, leaking roofs and fallen trees.

Ms De Friskbom said there have also been unconfirmed reports of causeways going under because of the intensity of rainfall this morning and urges the public to stay safe and exercise caution.

The State Emergency Service advises that people should:

* Don’t drive, ride or walk through flood water.

* Keep clear of creeks and storm drains.

* If you are trapped by flash…

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