Shoalhaven News

Dozens of calls for SES help

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The Orange Army has been out in force as damaging winds continue to lash the region.

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The SES has responded to 40 calls for assistance across the Illawarra, South Coast and Highlands overnight.

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Crews worked with Fire and Rescue NSW to secure a wind damaged building adjacent to the railway lines at Scarborough.

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Yesterday, volunteers attended to 59 call outs across the Illawarra, South Coast and Southern Highlands.

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Gusts in excess of 90 km/h are expected again today before easing this evening.

We've already had some strong gusts this morning with 80kmph recorded at Moss vale and 70k's at Kiama.

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If you require assistance call the SES on 132 500

Images: NSW SES

Tags: strong winds, SES