Severe weather warning
THE Bureau of Meteorology is warning parts of the Northern Rivers could face possible flash flooding this afternoon.
A high lies over the Tasman Sea, while a trough near the northern New South Wales coast has brought steady rain to the region during the past 12 hours.
Rain is expected to continue this afternoon and is likely to be locally very heavy. Isolated thunderstorms are also forecast. This situation may lead to flash flooding.
Emergency services advise do not enter flood water. Stay well clear of creeks, storm drains and causeways.
For emergency help in floods and storms, ring the SES [NSW] on telephone number 132 500.