Northern Rivers Weather
Northern Rivers Forecast
Wednesday Mostly clear. Winds E 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the evening.
Thursday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of rain. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds N 15 to 25 km/h increasing to 25 to 35 km/h in the middle of the day then turning NW 20 to 25 km/h in the late evening.
Friday Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower near the Queensland border in the early morning. Winds NW 20 to 30 km/h increasing to 25 to 40 km/h in the morning then easing to 15 to 20 km/h in the evening.
Saturday Sunny. Winds N/W to NW 15 to 25 km/h.
Sunday Sunny. Light winds becoming E/NE 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon then becoming light during the evening.
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Federal Energy Minister Josh Frydenberg says serious questions will be raised about how the entirety of South Australia could be left without electricity in the wake of a huge storm, dubbed the largest in 50 years.
Power is gradually being turned back on across parts of South Australia but much of the state remains in darkness after a widespread blackout.
South Australia and its 1.677 million residents were left without power this evening following severe storms this afternoon.