The wet weather likely to continue over the NSW/QLD coastal border region over the weekend, with heavy falls possible in Northern Rivers and Mid North Coast Sunday and Monday.
Last night's storms in the northern rivers have caused severe damage to property and a man has died as the result of wind across the area
Nineteen people including newborn babies in Lismore Base Hospital's maternity wing had to be rescued on Sunday afternoon after a section of scaffolding collapsed in a storm, crashing onto the roof and trapping them inside.
Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding in parts of the northern rivers over the next several hours.
Melbourne captain Cameron Smith will become the most capped Storm player in history while team-mate Billy Slater will play his 250th NRL match in Saturday night’s Telstra Premiership clash against Penrith at AAMI Park.