Hail hits areas around Lismore
UPDATE Monday 2:15pm: WEATHER gurus New South Wales STORM WATCH have reported hail happening around the Northern Rivers.
The New South Wales STORM WATCH Facebook page mentions pea-sized hail hitting north of Lismore.
Lismore Airport has since recorded 16.2mm of rain with Evans Head recording 3.4mm.
Middle Pocket has recorded 11mm
Yelgun has recorded 12mm
ORIGINAL: THE skies have gone dark and thunder is rolling around the heavens.
Yes folks, the high chance of rain, predicted by the Bureau of Meteorology this morning, is coming to pass.
As clouds build up across the ranges and on the coast it looks like the Northern Rivers is in for a good old-fashioned drenching.
While there are no storm warnings from the Bureau, rain is already falling in the area.
As at 1.20pm the rainfall measurements in the past hour have been small but guaranteed to increase:
Lismore - 1.4mm
Dunoon - 7.1mm
Corndale - 8.8mm
Tweed Heads - 31mm
Murwillumbah - 13mm
Feel free to share your rainfall heights from where you live.