Wet and wild weather is expected to rain on the parade of most Australians’ long weekends, with a ‘dangerous’ band of rain currently moving through the eastern states to cause showers until Saturday.
The eastern states can expect a wet end to the week, with promising signs that showers will ease by Sunday.
NEW SOUTH WALES:
NSW has borne the brunt of the wild weather so far, with widespread showers bringing up to 70mm of rainfall to the state before 9am on Thursday, and another 30-50mm falling throughout the day.
A low-pressure trough is behind the “dangerous” deluge, with several flood and severe weather warnings issued for the Northern Rivers and parts of the mid-North Coast, including Coffs Harbour and Byron Bay.
Meldrum near Coffs Harbour has experienced the highest level of rain, with 130mm falling in the town, according to the Bureau of Meteorology.
Heavy rain falling on…