SES issues reminder as Goulburn braces for wild weather | Goulburn Post

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Goulburn and the surrounding region is set for yet another deluge with the Goulburn SES Unit reminding residents to make preparations. The Bureau of Meteorology has forecast up to 100mm of rainfall over the next seven days with Wednesday alone expected to receive 35-60mm. Read more: Power soccer exhibition match to feature at Goulburn Show Paralympics co-captain Melissa Perrine sets her sight for gold at Beijing: Mittagong Lions behind her all the way The Southern Tablelands has already experienced a very wet summer with flooding a common occurrence. The SES are advising residents to take the following steps in order to prepare their property for the week ahead. – Clean gutters and downpipes – or arrange a contractor to do this for you. If water has no path of egress from your roofline, it will find its way into your roof space, walls and eaves. – Clean storm water drainage pits and driveway grate drains so to allow them to properly direct the flow of water away from your property. – Trim trees and branches that could potentially fall on your home or property. – Fix any damage to your roof, including broken or missing tiles, or arrange a contractor to do this for you. Buildup of dirt should also be removed as it can block the drainage channels on the underside of tiles. Don’t drive, ride or walk through floodwaters. If you require assistance during Floods and Storms, call 132 500. In a life threatening emergency, dial 000. We depend on subscription revenue to support our journalism. If you are able, please subscribe here. If you are already a subscriber, thank you for your support. Our journalists work hard to provide local, up-to-date news to the community. This is how you can access our trusted content: Make sure you are signed up for our breaking news and regular newsletters

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