With up to 50mm of rain having fallen across the North Coast since Sunday, the welcome spell of wet weather is expected to last up until the weekend at least, according to forecasters.
The Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) reports a high-pressure system over the Tasman Sea is directing northeasterly winds over New South Wales waters, bringing moist air with it.
Fewer and lower falls are expected throughout the week, with Sunday the only day we can expect sunshine.
Another 10-20mm of rain is expected to fall today, with the chance of a possible thunderstorm.
But despite the widespread rainfall, local river heights are holding steady, with the exception of the Clarence River and the Richmond River at Coraki.
While we’re experiencing gentle, soaking rain, spare a thought for the citizens of Bundaberg, who are cleaning up after yesterday receiving 340 millimetres in its wettest October day on record