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Weather: Warnings in place as 4000km rain band to lash several states

Weather: Warnings in place as 4000km rain band to lash several states
A monster 4000km band of rain spanning two thirds of the nation is sweeping across the several states over the next 48 hours — bringing the heaviest November rainfall totals in decades.

“At the same time the low front marches into New South Wales and the ACT with widespread showers and storms are likely to intensify throughout the afternoon.Picture: Sky News Weather She said that the red dots really peppered throughout rain forecast map above show widespread potential for heavy rainfall from inland Queensland to New South Wales to Victoria to South Australia.Queensland has already been hit hard overnight and there is the risk of rapid river rises and further flooding as storms flash up from New South Wales border over central districts all the way through to the Atherton Tablelands.Localised severe storms could bring heavy rainfall, but we also can’t rule out strong gusts and large hail particularly through Western New South Wales and Central Queensland.

On Friday, it is anticipated that the system will weaken a touch as it moves off the New South Wales coast, bringing a strong cool change that should reach the Sydney area during Friday afternoon and Brisbane by Saturday.A monster 4000km band of rain spanning two thirds of the nation is sweeping across the several states, bringing some of the heaviest falls in decades.

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