Rain Event for NE NSW 19th February 2015

rain-event-queensland-ne-nsw-19th-february-2015Models have come to an agreement that an active period of heavy rain will occur from Wednesday in the north east NSW and southeast Queensland region. Falls in excess of 100mm can be expected with this event and obvious a vigorous airstream can add to some wind issues in the area.

Meanwhile, tropical cyclones may develop from any of these low pressure systems. This season has seen a below average occurrence of tropical cyclones and it seems there may be a late rush of activity with possibility of tropical cyclone off the Queensland coastline but more likely in the Gulf of Carpentaria at this stage.

After the same tropical low crossed Cape York, rainfall totals of 300mm or more fells in some locationsrainfall-queensland-week-ending-15th-february-2015