Power outages impact 10,000 as storms lash region

It was a lightning show in Bundaberg last night with 450,000 strikes recorded within a 2km radius of the region, which impacted power supply to 10,000 Ergon Energy customers.

Local SES crews pitch in to help flooded communities

Crews from the Bundaberg SES Unit are all hands on deck in Gympie and Maryborough as they respond to calls for assistance from flood-impacted communities.

Power cubes keep community connected in disasters

Nbn Hybrid Power Cubes will be installed throughout the Bundaberg Region to increase the resilience of the telecommunications network during natural disasters.

Caution urged as rain impacts region

Residents are being urged to steer clear of water-logged parks, playgrounds and inundated roads this weekend as rain is expected to continue across the region.

Minor to moderate flood warning for Kolan, Burnett

Periods of intense heavy rainfall over the Burnett and Kolan River catchment areas overnight has seen the Bureau of Meteorology issue a minor to moderate flood warning.

Humidity brings on the rain before cooler change sets in

Rain finally fell across Bundaberg overnight after high temperatures and humidity levels had the region sweltering this week, and more wet weather is expected.

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