Wake Up, Wimmera: May 16

WEATHER

We've got steady weather leading into the weekend, with today, tomorrow, Sunday and Monday all predicted with max temps of 22. Enjoy a mostly sunny day today ahead of cloudy weather at the weekend.

FIVE YEARS AGO

A NEW study has found flood water from a one-in-100-year flood would approach Horsham travelling overland through Drung. Consultancy firm Water Technology is finalising details for a Wimmera Catchment Management Authority study exploring Wimmera flood plains.

WORST CASE: The map shows the flood risk for Horsham, bottom left, and land east of the city in a ‘one-in-100-year’ flood. Map: WIMMERA CATCHMENT MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY

WORST CASE: The map shows the flood risk for Horsham, bottom left, and land east of the city in a ‘one-in-100-year’ flood. Map: WIMMERA CATCHMENT MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY

QUOT E OF THE DAY

"I think the whole thing is a kick in the guts, not for the council but for the community." - Yarriambiack councillor Terry Grange on the Federal Budget.

TOP STORIES

Wimmera Uniting Care is bracing for an influx of people seeking assistance as a result of Tuesday night’s Federal Budget.

FEATURE: While others slept on Tuesday last week, a Horsham mother was calling the police about her son. It was a nightmare come true.

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