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Wild Weather Sweeps Across Southeast Queensland & Northern New South Wales

Flash flooding warning issued

Wild Weather Sweeps Across Southeast Queensland & Northern New South Wales

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Residents in low-lying areas of northern NSW and the Gold Coast are being urged to prepare for flash flooding, as a low pressure system approaches the east coast.

A severe weather warning is in place for the NSW north and mid north coast with more heavy rain and strong winds expected, locations that may be affected include Lismore, Grafton, Coffs Harbour, Byron Bay, Ballina, Casino, Kyogle, Yamba, Maclean, Woolgoolga, Sawtell and Dorrigo.

Another 100-150mm may fall in parts of the Northern Rivers over the next two days, minor flood warnings are current for the Brunswick, Richmond and Wilsons River Valleys.

While a gale warning is current for southeast Queensland, after copping almost 200mm in parts of the region over the weekend, another 60-100mm is forecast for the 24-hours to Wednesday with gale force wind gusts.

Keep an eye on the Bureau of Meteorology website for current warnings and remember if you need emergency assistance, call the SES on 132 500.

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