Issued: 12:30pm AEST Friday 23 September 2022
Heavy rainfall in a single day on Thursday and early Friday morning in northern New South Wales has eased, nonetheless river rises are anticipated to proceed by Friday and start to ease into the weekend.
Minor to Reasonable Flood Warnings are present for the Tweed and Wilsons rivers, whereas inland flooding continues following renewed rises after a low stress system moved throughout NSW this week.
Extreme thunderstorms are forecast for coastal areas from the Queensland/NSW border to Port Macquarie on Friday, with the possibility of thunderstorms extending additional south to the Blue Mountains on Saturday. This may deliver the elevated threat of flash flooding, hazardous driving situations, and gusty winds might deliver down bushes and powerlines.
That is an evolving scenario and the Bureau of Meteorology is monitoring rainfall and river heights carefully. The Bureau will replace its forecasts and warnings commonly.
Communities ought to keep updated with the newest forecasts and warnings by way of its web site and BOM Climate app and observe recommendation of emergency providers.
Individuals travelling round or to the affected areas are inspired to allow push notifications on the BOM Climate app to obtain warnings recommendation on to their telephone.