More wet weather forecast for New South Wales

Date: 2021-11-05 04:21:03

Heavy rain is expected to continue for parts of Australia today.

Regional parts of NSW have seen the heaviest rain in 10 years, Weatherzone reported.

The rain over the past few days and into the coming week will provide plenty of grass for livestock this summer.

Wet rain weather Sydney
Rain is set to continue today in New South Wales, Canberra and Victoria. (Louise Kennerley/SMH)

“The rain is particularly good news for the 4000 sheep on the 77,000 acre station, which should now have feed that lasts well into summer,” Anthony Sharwood, from Weatherzone, said.

Locals in White Cliffs in far western NSW are thrilled with the recent downpour.

“It’s awesome. Our two house tanks were dry. I think this rain would have filled up everybody’s dams and obviously the country hasn’t been decent rains for a couple of years,” Honor Taylor, a farmer, told Weatherzone.

Showers are forecast across the east of New South Wales today, while thunderstorms are set to hit inland.

The Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) said rain will start to ease gradually and become “patchy” later in the afternoon.

For Canberra the wet weather is likely to continue for the next week, with the BoM forecasting showers today and a possible thunderstorm on Saturday.

A minor flood warning was issued for the Avoca River in Victoria, while Melbourne is expected to receive rain in the afternoon.

Brisbane is still set to experience showers after severe thunderstorm warnings yesterday.

Temperatures are expected to reach 25C with rain forecast for the late morning and afternoon.

The BoM said Adelaide will have a mostly sunny day with temperatures set to hit 29C.

But that is likely to change on Saturday with a high chance of showers and a possible storm.

In Western Australia a fire weather warning is in place for the East Pilbara Coast, West Pilbara Coast and South Interior.

Hot and dry conditions are expected for the areas, along with possible showers and thunderstorms.

Perth is expected to remain mostly clear as other parts of the country cop a drenching. (Hamish Hastie)

But Perth is expected to remain mostly clear.

In Tasmania lots of low cloud has been forecast over Bass Strait this morning, which is expected to move north later today with some showers developing.

Most showers are forecast to be around the Western Tiers and north east.

In the south its expected to stay fine and warm.

Hobart is set to reach a maximum of 21C.

Temperatures in Darwin are forecast to reach 35C with a chance of a thunderstorm.


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