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23/06/2016
SES provides update on sandbagging operations

[Storm Event 23/6/2016] The State Emergency Service (SES) along with some local councils, are continuing to provide the community with sandbags and sandbagging assistance for the current rain, wind and tidal surge event in the state.

23/06/2016
SES advises caution for next 24 hours

[Storm Event 23/6/2016] With a vigorous rainfall front, cold weather and high winds moving across the state and impacting the Adelaide metropolitan area this afternoon and throughout the evening, the South Australian State Emergency Service (SES) is advising strong caution over the next 24 hours.

22/06/2016
SES providing sandbags in readiness for rain event

[Storm Event 23/6/2016] With a vigorous rainfall front forecast to move across the state from the west and reach the Adelaide metropolitan area about Thursday afternoon and evening, the South Australian State Emergency Service (SES) is ramping up community sandbagging activities.

21/06/2016
Sandbags available for local residents at risk of flooding in the Port Adelaide-Birkenhead areas

The Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) has advised the SES that a vigorous front with associated rain is expected to pass across the state from the west and reach the Adelaide metropolitan area on Thursday afternoon.

27/05/2016
Sandbags available for residents at risk of flooding

With minor flooding possible in the Mount Lofty Ranges this afternoon, the State Emergency Service (SES) has pre-positioned a further 4,000 empty sandbags for residents at risk of flooding at two SA Country Fire Service (CFS) brigades.

27/05/2016
BoM issues severe weather advice warning for six districts

The State Emergency Service (SES) advises that the Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) has issued a severe weather warning for damaging winds and heavy rainfall in six South Australian districts, including Adelaide Metropolitan and Mount Lofty Ranges.

26/05/2016
SES advises risk of flooding in Mount Lofty Ranges

With the prospect of localised minor flooding tomorrow, the State Emergency Service (SES) is advising people to be vigilant if they are living, working or travelling in the Mount Lofty Ranges.

26/05/2016
Flood Watch for Mount Lofty Ranges

The Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) has issued a flood warning for Mount Lofty Ranges. The Bureau have warned that rainfalls of 25 to 50 mm are expected over the Mount Lofty Ranges on Friday (25/5/2016), with localised higher totals possible.

23/05/2016
State Training Challenge will be held this weekend

Eight teams, including a team from the Country Fire Service (CFS), will take part in the State Emergency Service's State Training Challenge, which will be held this coming weekend.

09/05/2016
Threat from high tides has reduced

The State Emergency Service (SES) advises that the threat related to the recent high tides in most of the state?s coastal regions, has reduced.