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Latest news: SES

Wet Wednesday: Storm warning for the ACT

Heavy rainfall may lead to flash flooding in the ACT, the Bureau of Meteorology has warned. The SES advises the public to be prepared.

Body found in search for 2 flood victims at Bevendale

A body has been found by NSW police searching for two men reported missing in floodwaters at Bevendale on the NSW Southern Tablelands, 100km north of Canberra.

More flood warnings for NSW including South Coast

More residents have been ordered to evacuate houses and caravan parks after forecasters predicted historic flooding for parts of NSW, including the South Coast, due to the severe weather.

Storm downs trees, causes minor flooding, leaking roofs

A storm cell moved through the ACT earlier this afternoon, impacting the Tuggeranong, Weston Creek and Belconnen regions, causing minor flooding, leaking roofs and downed trees.

Forbes evacuation order as flood threatens

Hundreds of people in the NSW central western town of Forbes have been ordered to evacuate before major flooding inundates the district within hours.

More thunderstorms due to hit ACT this afternoon

Canberra is due for another bout of thunderstorms this afternoon with the Bureau of Meteorology issuing a weather warning for the ACT.

Wear Orange Wednesday celebrates SES volunteers

ACT SES volunteers celebrated Wear Orange Wednesday, a day to thank the SES for their dedicated service both in the ACT and across Australia.

NSW SES volunteers celebrated on Wear Orange Wednesday

State Emergency Services across Australia are being recognised for their dedicated service on Wear Orange Wednesday (WOW Day), 19 May, and Aussies are asked to wear orange to show support for their local SES volunteers.

Volunteers help police to control surge in COVID-19 quarantine

ACTSES and RFS volunteers have been seconded to the police this week to help manage the thousands of Canberrans in quarantine.

From the army to the SES: new chief officer Anthony Draheim

Anthony Draheim, the new chief officer of the ACT State Emergency Service, discusses his transition from Defence to emergency management.

Volunteers honoured as National Museum takes in NSW SES uniform

The National Museum of Australia today took an SES uniform into its collection for the first time, while also launching a new website.

Severe weather eases across ACT and NSW South Coast

Severe weather recorded across the ACT and NSW South Coast has backed off as the deep low-pressure system responsible moves away from the coast.