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VIDEO: Batten down Hunter: Heavy rain, gale-force winds, hazardous surf expected

The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) is forecasting intense rain, possible life-threatening flooding and gusty conditions for the Mid North Coast and parts of the Hunter in the coming days. The focus of heavy...

Storm wreaks havoc across the Hunter

Hunter residents battened down the hatches last night as a wild storm bringing strong winds, hail and heavy rain hit the region. Lucas King was watching the storm approach with his wife, when...

Tribute to emergency service volunteers

This weekend marks the annual Emergency Services Volunteer Memorial Service, honouring volunteers who have died while protecting their communities. Traditionally held at various venues across the state, this year's service will be streamed...

Flash flooding causes chaos

Flash flooding has posed a tough challenge for Newcastle State Emergency Services (SES) crews. A heavy downpour on Sunday afternoon saw areas of Wallsend, Callaghan, Mayfield, New Lambton, Broadmeadow and the wider Hunter...