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Northern NSW towns likely to be isolated for days as floods continue – follow live

Two NSW towns are likely to be isolated for days as the NSW flood emergency continues. State Emergency Service workers performed six rescues and answered 112 calls for help between 6am on Saturday and 6am on Sunday. The towns of Warren and Wee Waa, in the state’s north, are cut off by road and expected to remain that way for days.

theguardian.com ,  6 days ago 0
Northern NSW towns likely to be isolated for days as floods continue – follow live

Heavy rain and strong winds to batter Australia this weekend after residents are rescued from floodwaters overnight - but one major city could see sunshine until NEXT WEEK

The SES rescued 14 people from flooded parts of NSW including six drivers 'Pushing through a flooded road not worth the risk' the SES said in a warning Weather set to be wet, cold, windy in eastern states as the flood risk continues Heavy rain and strong winds will batter most of Australia over the weekend following a night of wild weather that saw residents rescued from floodwaters.

dailymail.co.uk ,  14 days ago 2
Heavy rain and strong winds to batter Australia this weekend after residents are rescued from floodwaters overnight - but one major city could see sunshine until NEXT WEEK

China calls on Putin to end Russian roulette at Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant in Ukraine after disaster near-miss

Beijing warns just one incident might cause a serious nuclear accident ‘with irreversible consequences for the ecosystem and public health of Ukraine and its neighbouring countries’ China has issued a thinly veiled attack on Russia’s brinkmanship over the Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant in Ukraine, as fears of disaster escalate following a near-miss at the site.

inews.co.uk ,  1 month ago 267
China calls on Putin to end Russian roulette at Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant in Ukraine after disaster near-miss

NSW and Queensland floods 2022

Back to top © 2022 Guardian News & Media Limited or its affiliated companies. All rights reserved. From catastrophic east coast floods to Mardi Gras celebrations, Guardian Australia delivers the images that defined the month The mining town has received a record 140mm of rain in one afternoon, with the State Emergency Service called to several flood rescues

theguardian.com ,  1 month ago 0
NSW and Queensland floods 2022

Blowing a raspberry at Putin! Ukraine's hero mine-sniffing dog Patron sends a message to Vladimir as he poses in favourite outfit to mark Independence Day

Patron was pictured wearing a traditional Vyshyvanka shirt as he posed in front of Ukraine's national flag in a post to mark the country's Independence Day Patron's Twitter account warned that Russia 'will not succeed in occupying us' The Jack Russell helps Ukraine's State Emergency Service clear explosives

dailymail.co.uk ,  1 month ago 9
Blowing a raspberry at Putin! Ukraine's hero mine-sniffing dog Patron sends a message to Vladimir as he poses in favourite outfit to mark Independence Day

Nuclear panic grips Ukraine as State Emergency Service deployed to prepare for disaster

NUCLEAR panic is gripping Ukraine, as the State Emergency Service has been deployed to prepare for disaster. Members of the SES have been pictured attending nuclear disaster response drills. This comes amid the shelling of Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant in Ukraine. The power plant, located in southern Ukraine, was seized by Russian forces in the initial stages of Putin's invasion.

express.co.uk ,  1 month ago 10
Nuclear panic grips Ukraine as State Emergency Service deployed to prepare for disaster

Russia-Ukraine war live news: Ukrainians step up counter-attacks in south; Kharkiv hit, mayor says

Ukraine’s second-largest city of Kharkiv has reportedly been hit this morning by Russian shelling, local officials say. City mayor Ihor Terekhov said a central part of the northeastern city was hit, including a two-story building and a higher educational institution. Terekhov said the strike occurred just after 4am on Friday

theguardian.com ,  2 months ago 6
Russia-Ukraine war live news: Ukrainians step up counter-attacks in south; Kharkiv hit, mayor says

Ukraine round-up: Deadly attack 'act of terrorism' - Zelensky

A deadly attack on a Ukrainian city far from the frontline was "an open act of terrorism", the country's President Volodymyr Zelensky has said. Missiles hit a car park of a nine-storey office block in Vinnytsia, to the south-west of Kyiv and a long way from the heart of the fighting in Donbas.

bbc.com ,  2 months ago 18
Ukraine round-up: Deadly attack 'act of terrorism' - Zelensky

Australia news live: Albanese talks climate action with Ardern, NSW flood warnings on mid-north coast

The rains may be receding in New South Wales, but the threat of flooding and landslips remains, with tens of thousands of residents still under evacuation orders, AAP reports. About 700 NSW residents called for help overnight as flood waters rose and heavy rain lashed the state’s Hunter and mid-north coast regions.

theguardian.com ,  2 months ago 2
Australia news live: Albanese talks climate action with Ardern, NSW flood warnings on mid-north coast

Flood threat moves north as water levels start to recede in Sydney

Floodwaters are receding in Sydney and its surrounding area as heavy rain threatened to inundate towns north of Australia’s largest city. Evacuation orders and official warnings to prepare to abandon homes were given to 60,000 people by Thursday, down from 85,000 on Wednesday, New South Wales state premier Dominic Perrottet said.

pressandjournal.co.uk ,  2 months ago 0
Flood threat moves north as water levels start to recede in Sydney

Sydney floods ‘far from over’ as 50,000 face evacuation

Floods in Sydney have worsened with 50,000 people having been told to evacuate or warned they may have to leave their homes soon. Emergency response teams made 100 rescues on Monday night as torrential rain continues to hit Australia's east coast. Residents of New South Wales state, including those in Sydney - Australia’s largest city - and its suburbs have been on alert since the weekend with the number estimated to need evacuation having risen from 30,000.

standard.co.uk ,  2 months ago 0
Sydney floods ‘far from over’ as 50,000 face evacuation

Sydney floods: what is the weather in Australia, which areas is 2022 flooding affecting - and forecast

Torrential rain has led to dams overflowing and rivers bursting their banks Hundreds of homes have been submerged in and around Sydney as a result of a flood emergency that has affected 50,000 people. Days of heavy rain have caused dams and rivers to overflow, causing the city of 5 million people to experience its fourth flood emergency in 16 months.

nationalworld.com ,  2 months ago 1
Sydney floods: what is the weather in Australia, which areas is 2022 flooding affecting - and forecast

Sydney floods impact 50,000 around Australia’s largest city

Days of torrential rain have caused dams to overflow and waterways to break their banks. Hundreds of homes have been inundated in and around Australia’s largest city in a flood emergency that was impacting 50,000 people, officials said. Emergency response teams made 100 rescues overnight of people trapped in cars on flooded roads or in inundated homes in the Sydney area, State Emergency Service manager Ashley Sullivan said.

guernseypress.com ,  2 months ago 0
Sydney floods impact 50,000 around Australia’s largest city

Travel chaos: extreme weather and school holidays cause long delays at Sydney airport

Authorities urge people to adjust travel plans and avoid driving on Monday amid heavy rain and flooding in parts of NSW Extreme weather, school holidays and staff shortages have caused long delays at Sydney airport again on Monday, with queues stretching out the door for the third day.

theguardian.com ,  2 months ago 1
Travel chaos: extreme weather and school holidays cause long delays at Sydney airport

‘An act of terror’: At least 16 dead as Russian missiles strike a crowded Ukraine shopping mall

An adviser to Ukraine’s President Zelensky says Russia hit the shopping centre ‘just because it wants to kill’ Missiles hit shopping centre containing over 1,000 people in Eastern Ukraine, Zelensky says Scores of people are feared dead after a crowded shopping centre in the Ukrainian city of Kremenchuk was hit in a missile strike by Russian forces.

independent.co.uk ,  3 months ago 2
‘An act of terror’: At least 16 dead as Russian missiles strike a crowded Ukraine shopping mall

'Saved so many lives' Hero Ukrainian dog immortalised in mural as he dons traditional garb

A DOG involved in Ukraine's explosive detection efforts has been immortalised in a dramatic mural, shortly after he appeared dressed in a traditional Ukrainian outfit. Ukrainian YouTube channel, Toronto Television, posted an image of the mural, rendered on a wall of a stadium in a city in west Ukraine.

express.co.uk ,  3 months ago 56
'Saved so many lives' Hero Ukrainian dog immortalised in mural as he dons traditional garb