Northeast Rainfall Bulletin
||Rain to 9am||Interval|
|BRIDPORT (SEA VIEW VILLAS)||0.0||24|
|LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT)||0.0||24|
|MATHINNA (SOUTH ESK RIVER)||0.0||24|
|MOUNT VICTORIA (UNA PLAIN)||0.0||24|
|SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD)||0.0||24|
|TARGA (MOUNTAIN VIEWS)||0.0||-|
|UPPER ESK (SOUTH ESK RIVER)||0.0||24|
Prolonged heatwave conditions are helping elevate the bushfire threat in parts of New South Wales this week, after a slow start to the season.
A four-day heatwave that begins on Wednesday will bring the same kind of conditions that saw more than 200 Queenslanders treated for heat stroke and dehydration last week.
The Great Northern Highway has been closed between Fitzroy Crossing and Halls Creek, as rivers rise across northern Western Australia following a week of steady rain.