YESTERDAY?S wild weather failed to stop SunshineCoast 16-year-olds Mitch Alsopp and Courtney Snowdon having a spot of fun in su
YESTERDAY?S wild weather failed to stop SunshineCoast 16-year-olds Mitch Alsopp and Courtney Snowdon having a spot of fun in su

DRENCHED ... and more on the way



AUTHORITIES last night warned there was more to come as the heaviest rainfall of the summer lashed the Tweed and Northern Rivers.

Locally, creeks, dams and waterways overflowed and rural roads were closed as hundreds of centimetres of rain tumbled down. Further south around Byron Bay and Lismore residents made preparations to evacuate and the Pacific Highway north of Ballina was cut.

While there were no immediate fears of a repeat of last June's big wet council, police and emergency service workers were on alert with heavy falls expected today.



Bypass won’t be open in time for Christmas, here’s why

Premium Content Bypass won’t be open in time for Christmas, here’s why

COUNCIL explains why bypass won’t open before summer holidays, as planned.

Psychological thriller filmed locally streaming on Netflix

Premium Content Psychological thriller filmed locally streaming on Netflix

NORTHERN NSW resident Justin McMillan directed and created the original film...

5 reasons not to miss North Coast’s newest markets

Premium Content 5 reasons not to miss North Coast’s newest markets

Why these new events have all your Christmas shopping sorted