Since midnight, the SES has received 236 requests for assistance. Between the rain, wind and poor visibility, please take extra caution when picking up the kids from school or heading home from work tonight! For emergency storm assistance, please call 132 500.
The predicted cold front crossing the state has arrived with the temparature dropping significantly. A Severe Weather Warning remains in place:
A Severe Weather Warning for Damaging Winds has been issued and wind gusts of 100km/h are possible in elevated and coastal areas today. We're on deck in the State Control Centre and monitoring this page! Keep an eye on for incidents and warnings.
This week is Cultural Diversity Week, and with Victoria being struck by heavy rain we're taking the opportunity to reflect on the way emergencies draw on our differences and make us stronger. We spoke to volunteers at Monash SES to learn about diversity and resilience.

Michelle Piers joined the SES 14 years ago. She was absolutely thrilled about her first 3am call and being up on a roof. What...
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This week is Cultural Diversity Week, and with Victoria being struck by heavy rain we're taking the opportunity to reflect on the way emergencies draw on our differences and make us stronger. We spoke to volunteers at Monash SES to learn about diversity and resilience.

David Michalowsky’s background is Scottish and Polish heritage. He’s a teacher by trade and Monash SES Unit member.

“Both in...
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How's the serenity? Great photo courtesy Robert Pyne Photography from a recent Rescue Boat training exercise at Yarrawonga, attended by SES volunteers from units in the state's north east. Training opportunities like this are one of the many benefits of volunteering. Learn more at
Great advice from Lilydale State Emergency Service following this week's rain - please stop driving and walking in flood waters, you put yourself and others at risk.
I’m Jim, I’m Victorian, and I’m proud of it.

Jim | Victorian. And Proud Of It.

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This week is Cultural Diversity Week, and with Victoria being struck by heavy rain we're taking the opportunity to reflect on the way emergencies draw on our differences and make us stronger. We spoke to volunteers at Monash SES to learn about diversity and resilience.

Jacqueline Quaine is section leader of training and community education facilitator at Monash SES. She’s been with the unit...
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Yea Hospital was hit quite hard during yesterday's storms. Lightning struck the roof throwing tiles 30 metres from the initial impact site and leaving a large hole. The damage occurred to an administrative section of the hospital and fortunately no-one was at risk.

Volunteers from VICSES Seymour, Kinglake SES and Alexandra SES improvised a way to cover the damage without risking climbing up...
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This week is Cultural Diversity Week, and with Victoria being struck by heavy rain we're taking the opportunity to reflect on the way emergencies draw on our differences and make us stronger. We spoke to volunteers at Monash SES to learn about diversity and resilience.

Jenny Seeto is also a section leader of training at Monash SES. She joined five years ago for the chance to learn new skills,...
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Heavy rainfall is forecast for parts of the state until 9pm with possible flash flooding.

The south west coast may get up to 60mm between Lorne and Cape Otway.

Allow extra time to travel home from work, with possible delays to public transport and water on the roads. Drive safely.

Roads are wet and slippery and there may be unexpected traffic hazards. Don’t drive, ride or walk through flood...
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256 km Melbourne Radar Loop

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SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING for HEAVY RAINFALL and LARGE HAILSTONES for people in the Mallee and parts of the
Wimmera Forecast Districts.

Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding and large hailstones in the warning area over the next several hours.

Locations which may be affected include
Mildura, Ouyen, Murrayville, Rainbow, Walpeup and...
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Vic SES Operations Manager Diana Ferguson is urging people to drive safely today and never to walk, ride or drive through floodwater.

A severe weather warning for heavy rain and possible flash flooding is still in place across most of the state. [ Bom.gov.au Link ]
A SEVERE WEATHER WARNING for HEAVY RAINFALL has been issued for most of Victoria.

The SES has responded to around 100 requests for assistance in the last 24 hours, many around the Yea area after a severe storm at 7.30pm last night.

The Yea hospital suffered minor damage to it's roof when it was struck by lightning during the storm.

The State Control Centre is activated and will be managing...
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Jenny Seeto is one of the section leaders of training for Monash SES Unit.

When she joined the SES five years ago it was a chance to do something different from her office job and to learn new skills. Now she trains other volunteers after earning her training qualification.
By Kath Gannaway Police and SES are urging bushwalkers to invest in a radio beacon if they are going into…

Warning after bush-walker rescue

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Meet Jason Segrave - Sunbury SES Member of the Month. Congrats!
Busy day for Stawell SES volunteers yesterday.