Motorists were forced to run the gauntlet as heavy rain pounded the Tweed region.
HEAVY rain has caused flooding and damage to roads across the Tweed.
A FAMILY trapped in their car on Monday night has prompted the region's State Emergency Service to urge residents not to drive through floodwaters.
RAIN is forecast to continue falling across the Tweed Shire until at least Friday, according to the Bureau of Meteorology.
FORGET the white Christmas, Tweed had a wet one. Saturday was the fourth wettest day of the year for Coolangatta and fifth for Murwillumbah.
WEATHER WARNING: A severe weather warning for flash flooding has been issued for Northern Rivers districts.