Mid North Coast Rainfall Bulletin
||Rain to 9am||Interval|
|COFFS HARBOUR AIRPORT||2||24|
|DORRIGO (OLD CORAMBA RD)||1||24|
|FORSTER - TUNCURRY MARINE RESCUE||0.0||24|
|KEMPSEY AIRPORT AWS||1||24|
|LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO||3||24|
|YARRAS (MOUNT SEAVIEW)||2.2||-|
|PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS||1||24|
|SOUTH WEST ROCKS (SMOKY CAPE LIGHTHOUSE)||0.7||24|
|TAREE AIRPORT AWS||0.0||24|
A powerful band of severe thunderstorms swept through Townsville on Monday evening, with rain rates in excess of 100mm per hour.
After a brief monsoonal burst of rain at the beginning of January for central parts of the Northern Territory, the Top End continues to miss out on the heavy falls.
A once-in-100-year rain event has pummelled Townsville in north Queensland, causing flash flooding that caught some motorists off-guard.