As the Southern Highlands and Tablelands continue to face wet weather for another week, the NSW State Emergency Service has encouraged residents to make sure they are prepared for wet weather emergencies.
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NSW SES Assistant Commissioner Sean Kearns said this type of weather is indicative of what can be expected during Storm Season.
"We have already seen hundreds of requests for assistance come through following severe storms in Wagga Wagga and Eden," he said.
"The majority of those requests were for fallen trees and roof damage. Our volunteers in Eden also helped evacuate approximately 200 people from a caravan park due to flash flooding.
"With many areas already saturated by a wet Storm Season, conditions are ripe for possible flash flooding and even renewed river rises."
Mr Kearns highlighted while NSW SES volunteers were ready to help when needed, it was important community members do what they can to prepare.
"For potential weather like this, that means knowing your flood risks. For instance, knowing the height of which your home, business and even your street could be affected by floodwater.
"Clearing gutters and downpipes, and also moving your car from underneath trees and powerlines can go a long way to helping reduce the chance of damage.
"Remember if you are on the roads, please drive to the conditions. If you come across floodwater, stop, turn around and find another way.
For assistance in floods and storms call NSW State Emergency Service on 132500. For life-threatening emergencies call triple zero (000)
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