Australia’s east coast is set to be hammered with a week of wild weather as heavy rain sweeps across the country. Byron Bay, on the New South Wales coast, was hit with the heaviest rainfall it has seen in 40 years, with 281mm falling in the area overnight. The torrential downpour wreaked havoc through the city with residents waking to widespread flooding through the streets and many cars submerged beneath the murky water. Weatherzone meteorologist Craig McIntosh said Sydenysiders should brace themselves for a similar downpour of Sunday as the system makes its way south. A severe weather warning has been issued for much of the NSW coast on Friday, stretching 1000km from Brisbane to Sydney, as a coastal trough makes its way down the northern New South Wales coast. Heavy rainfall and damaging winds are expected for the Mid North Coast, Metropolitan, Illawarra and parts of Northern Rivers, Hunter, Central Tablelands and Northern Tablelands. ‘This trough is expected to deepen and gradually shift southwards, increasing rainfall along the central and southern parts of the coast and adjacent ranges during Friday and over the weekend,’ a Bureau of Meteorology spokesman said. Byron Bay has already experienced the deluge, with streets flooded, cars submerged… Read full this story
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