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Australia Rain set to continue in parts of NSW

19:25  18 january  2020
19:25  18 january  2020 Source:   msn.com

Urgent warning is issued as Tropical Cyclone Claudia brings half a metre of rain to parts of the Northern Territory

  Urgent warning is issued as Tropical Cyclone Claudia brings half a metre of rain to parts of the Northern Territory The cyclone warning has been issued for the sparsely populated areas between Mitchell Plateau and Beagle Bay. © Provided by Daily Mail A cyclone warning has been issued for Western Australia's remote Kimberley region after more than half a metre of rain fell in some parts of Top End The category one storm is forecast to develop into a category three cyclone as it tracks off the Western Australian coast, the weather bureau says.

Up to 100mm of rain has fallen in parts of NSW over Thursday and Friday with more forecast for the state and Victoria. The NSW Rural Fire Service confirmed that some rain had fallen over “most firegrounds” but it was not enough Our fingers are crossed that this continues over the coming days.

"The rainfall will continue for the next 24 hours and substantial rain is expected at those locations." Most of the eastern & north eastern parts of # NSW received rainfall . However, there are concerns that heavy rain could lead to flash-flooding and landslips in parts of the south -east and south coast

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Rain is expected to continue lashing parts of drought-stricken NSW.

The state's northeast and Northern Rivers regions are tipped to receive further showers on Sunday, as a system that has caused bucketing rain and flash flooding in Queensland moves south.

Bureau of Meteorology forecaster Abrar Shabren said on Saturday afternoon the effect would be felt for at least another day in the northeast and Northern Rivers areas.

Rain on its way for states battling bushfires

  Rain on its way for states battling bushfires Significant rain is forecast to fall across multiple Australian states bringing much needed respite after a week of catastrophic bushfire weather conditions. The New South Wales Bureau of Meteorology estimates up to 100mm of rain will fall across parts of the state in the coming days.NSW RFS says if forecast conditions eventuate the rain would provide a much-needed break for firefighters and communities struggling with hundreds of devastating bushfires.© Getty Rain is set to arrive in fire-ravaged states on the east on Australia.

Rain batters drought-affected NSW . Heavy rain has fallen across parts of NSW and is expected to continue into Sunday and Monday. However, there are concerns that heavy rain could lead to flashflooding and landslips in parts of the south -east and south coast as it moves down the state

Heavy rainfall will continue to provide relief to parts of drought-stricken NSW after a long period of hot, dry weather and high bushfire risk. Central NSW and the state's northeast are expected to cop a soaking on Saturday with the potential for heavy rainfall on the north coast and parts of the Central

"The rainfall will continue for the next 24 hours and substantial rain is expected at those locations," he said.

City commuters are seen through heavy rain© AAP Image City commuters are seen through heavy rain The Tweed and Northern Rivers regions have so far copped the state's biggest falls, with Clothiers Creek receiving 250mm in the 24 hours to 9am on Saturday.

On the mid north coast, Grafton had 155mm of rain and Killabakh had 112mm.

Downpours over the last several days have provided relief for a state ravaged by bushfires, with the number of blazes in NSW dropping from 111 to 73 in six days.

However, there are concerns heavy rain could lead to flash flooding and landslips in parts of southeast NSW and the south coast as the weather system moves towards Victoria over the next 24 hours.

BOM forecasts Sydney to hit 41C as NSW braces for hot weather and bushfire flare ups .
NSW is set for a day of wild weather with scorching temperatures, dust storms, damaging winds and the risk of bushfires reigniting from thunderstorms after a week of rain.The mercury is expected to reach 41 degrees Celsius in Sydney and Penrith and while it will be slightly cooler in the east, Bondi is still forecast to reach 39C.

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