Northern Rivers Weather

Sat 23 Feb 2019

Power down as outages continue

premium_icon Power down as outages continue

KEEP clear of downed power lines as winds cause outages,

Wild weather: SES on high alert

Wild weather: SES on high alert

HAZARDOUS surf and gale force winds continue to rip through the region and the SES reminds everyone to stay safe.

Looking back: the cyclones that threatened our region

premium_icon Looking back: the cyclones that threatened our region

TROPICAL Cyclone Oma isn't the first storm of its kind to threaten making landfall on the Far North Coast.

Fri 22 Feb 2019

CLOSED: Beaches, parks, campsites off limits until Wednesday

premium_icon CLOSED: Beaches, parks, campsites off limits until Wednesday

MAYBE just stay inside? A long stretch of NSW's North Coast is closed off until next Wednesday for safety precautions.

Wild weather causes changes to Byron Bay Surf Festival

premium_icon Wild weather causes changes to Byron Bay Surf Festival

THE Sunset Cinema event for the Byron Bay Festival of Surfing has a venue change due to severe weather warnings.

Cyclone Oma downgraded but still unleashing havoc

Cyclone Oma downgraded but still unleashing havoc

BEACHES may suffer 'significant' erosion.

Thu 21 Feb 2019

CYCLONE WATCH: Beaches closed as Cyclone Oma inches closer

CYCLONE WATCH: Beaches closed as Cyclone Oma inches closer

The Watch Zone is from Bundaberg to Ballina.

Cyclone Oma eerily similar to 1954 disaster

premium_icon Cyclone Oma eerily similar to 1954 disaster

WHY Oma is drawing comparisons to the 1954 flood.

'Abnormally' high tides, huge swell as cyclone approaches

'Abnormally' high tides, huge swell as cyclone approaches

WATER levels on Friday's morning high tide may exceed the highest tide of the year by around half a metre.

Wed 20 Feb 2019

Destructive cyclone to impact Northern Rivers from today

premium_icon Destructive cyclone to impact Northern Rivers from today

SES warns "get ready" as 70km/h winds, dangerous surf conditions and possible flooding to hit Northern Rivers regardless of whether Cyclone Oma makes landfall.

Tue 19 Feb 2019

OMG it's Oma: Cyclone to bring extreme rain, hazardous surf

premium_icon OMG it's Oma: Cyclone to bring extreme rain, hazardous surf

REGARDLESS of where the cyclone tracks it will "flex it's muscles from a distance, whipping up large waves and heavy swell" with some predicting 500mm of rain.

Fri 15 Feb 2019

SES call for dedicated 'flood watchers'

premium_icon SES call for dedicated 'flood watchers'

THE NSW State Emergency Service are looking for upper catchment flood spotters

Thu 14 Feb 2019

Long range forecast: How much rain is coming?

premium_icon Long range forecast: How much rain is coming?

HOW much rain we could get today, this month, and next month.

Wed 13 Feb 2019

More dust on the way as huge front moves across NSW

More dust on the way as huge front moves across NSW

A HUGE cloud of dust which has been reducing air quality to hazardous levels in the state's south is on it's way to the Northern Rivers.

Tue 12 Feb 2019

Total fire ban extended for 24-hours across entire region

Total fire ban extended for 24-hours across entire region

THE Far North Coast has been listed as having a very high fire rating.

Mon 11 Feb 2019

Heatwave on the way: Get ready for 'unusually hot' temps

premium_icon Heatwave on the way: Get ready for 'unusually hot' temps

TEMPERATURES are forecast to soar 9C above average.

Tue 5 Feb 2019

SES warn 'get ready' for next catastrophic weather event

premium_icon SES warn 'get ready' for next catastrophic weather event

HERE'S what should be included in your emergency plan - and with recent unpredictable weather it should be done soon.

Sat 2 Feb 2019

Records smashed during warmest, driest January on record

premium_icon Records smashed during warmest, driest January on record

RECORDS were broken all over the place in January - but how many days over 30C did we have?

Fri 1 Feb 2019

Popular waterfall turns bone-dry

premium_icon Popular waterfall turns bone-dry

A RECORD-dry summer has taken its toll on this stunning hinterland landmark.

Seriously BoM, when is it going to rain?

premium_icon Seriously BoM, when is it going to rain?

HERE'S how much rain to expect in February.

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