BE CAUTIOUS: SES Director, Brian Cox advising they have had close to 400 jobs lodged in the last 24 hours.
BE CAUTIOUS: SES Director, Brian Cox advising they have had close to 400 jobs lodged in the last 24 hours. Qld Fire and Emergency Twitter

360 jobs in 24 hours: SES advise residents to be patient

IN a Twitter post today, SES director Brian Cox has sent out a sincere thanks to all the SES volunteers and staff assisting with those areas affected by severe weather.

Mr Cox went on to encourage residents to be patient as his teams work tirelessly to assist those in need.

"There are over 360 jobs that have been logged and I know there is more out there," he said.

"We are getting to you but it does take time."

Mr Cox encouraged those travelling in the area to be cautious.

"There is debris on the roads as well as fallen trees and powerlines," he said.

"Remain safe as there is more bad weather on the way."

If you have been affected by the bad weather and need assistance SES advises to stay safe.

Contact 132 500 for SES assistance or 000 in an emergency.

You can also download the SES Assistance Queensland app.

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