Fairfax Media Network

Weather News

Gosford cops a soaking

Rob Sharpe, Tuesday February 12, 2013 - 10:36 EDT

The New South Wales Central Coast has been the target of heavy downpours this morning, which have led to minor flooding in some areas.

Many people in the Central Coast awoke to receive more than their usual morning shower. Gosford gained 66mm overnight, including 44mm in only three hours this morning. This deluge caused minor flash flooding of streams and roads.

Elsewhere on the Central Coast, Kincumber gained 77mm and Mount Elliot received 95mm during the past 24 hours.

Showers will ease today for the Central Coast, with the heaviest showers expected to move north. The showers are moving with the strongest southeasterly winds which are producing the heavy bursts. The Hunter coastline will receive the most today before the Mid North Coast and Northern rivers experience heavy showers tonight and tomorrow.

Showers will be clearing from the south with only the chance for isolated showers for locations south from Newcastle tomorrow. The sun will come out at times, brightening people's mood.

Thursday will be similar along most of the New South Wales coast with only a few showers, mostly in the Mid North Coast and Northern Rivers. From Friday showers should begin increasing again for most locations along the coast with showers predominantly in the morning and evening.

- Weatherzone

© Weatherzone 2013

More breaking news

Sydney Morning Herald
ABC News
National Nine News
News Limited

Display Your Local Weather

Weather News

South Australia looks to recover from blackout, 'treacherous' conditions remain: live blog

08:07 EST

About 90 per cent of South Australian households have had power restored after yesterday's state-wide blackout as damaging winds and stormy weather continues.

SA weather: Adelaide power mostly restored but BOM forecasts more storms

08:02 EST

About 70,000 people in South Australia are still without power after wild weather plunged the state into darkness, although the lights are back on in Adelaide's metropolitan area.

Victoria weather: More heavy rain, wind expected as system lingers over state

07:54 EST

The severe weather storm will continue to move across Victoria today, bringing heavy rains and wind gusts of up to 90 kilometres per hour.