Rain, and still more to come
Heavy showers on Thursday night and Friday morning caused minor flooding of some creeks in the Coffs Harbour area. This inundation was spotted south of Bonville next to the Pacific Highway on Friday morning. The heaviest overnight falls were at Crystal Creek, Gleniffer, with 105mm, and at Red Hill, Coffs Harbour, which recorded 66mm. Scattered showers all week kept residents often running for shelter, and everything very soggy. The total rainfall recorded since Monday in the Gleniffer area was 179mm with Red Hill and Perry Drive recording 143mm and 155mm respectively. Bellingen SES area controller Toby Cuthel said they had been monitoring the Bellinger River at Thora on Thursday night, but nothing had happened. "The rain seems to have been pretty coastal," Mr Cuthel said. "We're really hoping the sun will keep shining.