If last night was a raining competition, Bentley won, followed by Casino with an ‘unofficial’ 110mm at Fairy Hill

ABOVE: The flooded causeway on Blackhorse Rd in Kyogle LGA. Photo: Sandy Szoko

Susanna Freymark

While you were sleeping, a huge amount of rain fell on our region.

Bentley had 99mm in the past 24 hours. Casino 81mm and 79 mm fell at Eden Creek.

Rainfall in the past 24 hours:

Bentley 99mm

Casino 81mm

Eden Creek 79mm

Tuckurimba 63mm

Evans Head 60mm

New Italy 46mm

Whiporie 12mm

Green Pigeon 8.4mm

Lana O’Meley from Fairy Hill said they had 110mm measured in a rain gauge last night.

Richmond River and Wilson River currently sit below flood levels but remain on Flood Watch with the Bureau of Meteorology.

A gale warning was issued for the Byron Coast for today and tomorrow. This will impact Evans Head.

With rain predicted for the next six days, things are going to get even soggier.

BOM map of rainfall in the last 24 hours.

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