WAGGA City Council says ongoing drought conditions has caused a spike in fallen trees in the city.
Most recently, the council's staff were notified to a fallen tree in Beckwith Street on Wednesday morning.
A council spokesperson said staff were quickly on the scene to address the situation.
They said the tree was cut up and chipped during the removal operation and staff were able to avoid a complete road closure.
No damage was caused to the road's surface and the council is not aware of any damage to vehicles, said the spokesperson.
In other news:
However it appears broken branches and fallen trees in the city are on the rise, according to the spokesperson, with drought conditions taking its toll.
"Due to the drought we are seeing an increase in the number of limbs and falling trees across the city. This can be attributed to a few things, including a lack of moisture and a substantial amount of weight in the top of trees," they said.
The spokesperson said the council conducts regular tree patrols with another tree audit scheduled for next month.
During these inspections, they said the tree is vetted for stability and soundness.
"This is just one of the measures the council uses to keep the community safe."