SES volunteers have been kept busy in the North East after a deluge of rain and wind at the weekend.
A storm hit Albury about 5.45pm on Saturday before heading east to the Alpine region.
The Albury Airport gauge recorded 12.2mm of rain on Saturday, which fell in a short and heavy burst.
Wind gusts of 32km/h were recorded during the downpour.
The Bureau of Meteorology recorded 8.2mm of rain in Wangaratta that night
An SES spokeswoman said volunteers received 19 requests for help in the North East, particularly around Bright.
Wind gusts of 48km/h were recorded in Bright.
Volunteers were called out to clear multiple fallen trees.
While the past week to 10 days have been the second busiest in SES history, the North East has largely avoided any serious incidents.
The North East was fortunately spared, other than for a couple of small call outs- An SES spokeswoman
"There were calls for some trees down, a bit of storm damage, and water threatening properties, but nothing too significant," the spokeswoman said.
"Melbourne copped it instead.
"The storm cells hit there about 2pm on Saturday afternoon and moved west to east across the state until about 7pm.
"The North East was fortunately spared, other than for a couple of small call outs."
Most of the jobs in the North East had been cleared by the volunteers by about 9pm on Saturday.
SES crews helped to clear trees on Bryants Gap Road at Tallangatta.
The tree damage left the road closed for a short period of time while the debris was removed.
Further rainfall has been forecast over multiple days in the next week.
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The Bureau of Meteorology is predicting rain in Albury on Wednesday, Friday and Saturday.
No weather warnings have been released, with most of the forecast rain likely to fall as showers rather than thunderstorms.
The most rain is forecast on Friday, when up to 15mm is predicted.
Further storms and possible flooding are predicted early into the fire danger period.
But there are concerns the wet weather has fuelled grass growth.
Fire authorities are concerned the grass will become a hazard once dried.
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