La Niña weather Australia: BOM radar shows November rain event could be record-breaking

Much of Australia’s east coast continues to be drenched by a deepening low-pressure system, bringing heavy rains and damaging winds.

The stress system is predicted to push additional east on Friday as flood warnings for a lot of jap Australia stay in place.

In the video above, a lot of the east coast continues to be hit by main flooding

The Bureau of Metereology (BOM) issued extreme thunderstorm warnings early on Friday morning for a lot of northwest NSW together with Newcastle, Belmont, Karuah, Gosford, Wyong and Nelson Bay.

In its warning, the BOM acknowledged that damaging winds and heavy rainfall are more likely to result in flash flooding in these areas.

Senior BOM Meterologist Jonathan How instructed Sunrise the moist weather will proceed for the remainder of Friday and into the weekend.

“We’ll see plenty of showers and storms, through eastern Victoria, Canberra, Sydney, Brisbane and the Gold Coast as well,” Mr How stated.

“Conditions will continue into Saturday, before easing off slightly.”

Mr How additionally stated the extreme situations are shaping up for a record-breaking event in Australia.

“It is shaping up to be one of the top 10 worst Novembers in Australian history,“ he said.

“Canberra has officially recorded their wettest November on record.“

BOM stated that damaging winds and heavy rainfall are likely to lead to more flash flooding in NSW
BOM stated that damaging winds and heavy rainfall are likely to lead to more flash flooding in NSW Credit: 7NEWS
Queensland also saw heavy rainfall along it’s coast.
Queensland also saw heavy rainfall along it’s coast. Credit: 7NEWS

Some regions in NSW have already received more than three times their normal rainfall for November.

On Thursday some areas in the south of the state copped a drenching, with a portable rain station south of Griffith measuring 60mm in an hour.

Weather bureau head of operational climate services Andrew Watkins says the summer outlook for NSW is wet.
Weather bureau head of operational climate services Andrew Watkins says the summer outlook for NSW is wet. Credit: 7NEWS
Daily minimum temperatures in summer are expected to be higher than normal in much of Australia.
Daily minimum temperatures in summer are expected to be higher than normal in much of Australia. Credit: 7NEWS

Sydney’s Warragamba Dam received 96mm of rain in 24 hours between Wednesday and Thursday.

Gunnedah recorded more than 20mm in 90 minutes and a similar amount fell at Gunnedah over a two hour period.

Queensland also saw heavy rainfall as 190 mm was recorded overnight at Bundaberg.

NSW Farmers Association has called for a statewide natural disaster declaration so relief funds can be accessed as farmers watch paddocks go underwater and their crops destroyed after so many years of drought conditions.

Areas including Coombah, Hay, Wilcannia, Broken Hill, Ivanhoe, Menindee and Balranald were in the path of a “complex low pressure system” that moved throughout the decrease a part of the state on Thursday.

Flood warnings for much of eastern Australia remain in place.
Flood warnings for a lot of jap Australia stay in place. Credit: 7NEWS
Gunnedah recorded more than 20mm in 90 minutes during the week.
Gunnedah recorded greater than 20mm in 90 minutes throughout the week. Credit: 7NEWS

Severe thunderstorms additionally prompted concern across the state, looming over the south coast and southern tablelands on Thursday afternoon in addition to threatening in west NSW close to Wilcannia.

Weather bureau head of operational local weather providers Andrew Watkins says the summer season outlook for NSW is moist, with temperatures cooler than normal on the coast and hotter than normal within the state’s west.

Daily minimal temperatures are anticipated to be greater than regular as elevated cloud traps sizzling air, resulting in hotter nights.

– with AAP



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