Rivers and creeks begin to rise as the rain continues to fall.
THE skies have cleared and floodwaters have receded, but tourism officials say last week's deluge appears to have cost the economy a staggering $35 million.
MID North Coast Tourism needs immediate input from local tourism industry operators to help ensure prompt recovery from recent heavy rains and flooding.
MAJOR bottlenecks caused by flooding this week have renewed the focus on fixing the Pacific Highway.
WINTER sport has been returned to a state of chaos as the big wet drives relentlessly onward.
THE Pacific Highway remains closed this morning between Port Macquarie and Clybucca after widespread flooding.