/ 11 November 2021

An ‘explosion’ of record-smashing rain

Image source: Flickr
Image source: Flickr

For much of Oz, spring has been soggy. And there will be more of the wet stuff with a “significant rain event” today and tomorrow bringing severe storms, record-breaking rain and flash flooding to much of the country’s north, east and interior. Towns along the NSW-Queensland border are expected to be the hardest hit with more than 150-200mm of rain expected. In northern NSW, some areas have already received the most November rain in a decade, and record-breaking rain delivered extraordinary scenes in Alice Springs yesterday. The weather bureau says “many areas” are at risk of flooding and emergency services want residents to “be prepared”. Come Saturday, things should be better, but with a windy, cold front set to move in, there could be snow for parts of southern NSW. Snow can you believe… See you at the weekend, sofa…

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