Flooding hit the Coffs Coast again on November 7, isolating thousands, forcing residents to evacuate their homes, and mobilising the SES for more than 40 rescues.
NINE Northern Rivers firefighters have received commendations for outstanding efforts during the Coffs Harbour floods.
BUSINESSES in Lismore will be asked to prepare comprehensive flood safety plans as part of two seminars organised by the SES today.
SHOWERS and thunderstorms will continue through the mid north coast region of New South Wales this afternoon and may increase to bring further heavy falls.
EMERGENCY Services Minister Steve Whan has declared Coffs Harbour, Nambucca, Bellingen and Kempsey Shires as Natural Disaster areas following flooding.
WEATHER is easing on the Mid North Coast after torrential rain caused almost 40 flood rescues, isolated thousands and forced the evacuation of homes.