LIVE COVERAGE: The Hunter's Big Wet

Latest info on the wild weather..

LIVE COVERAGE: The Hunter's Big Wet

10:14am

Power's back on.

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9:10am

Power remains out in parts of Lake Macquarie. This tree has brought down powerlines at Tingira Heights. Ausgrid says repairs are continuing.

7:32am

Lake Macquarie has received the best falls so far (since 9am Thursday):

  • Awaba (68mm)
  • Blacksmiths (66mm)
  • Nords Wharf (64mm)
  • Gresford (63mm)

Strong winds are also blowing through the Hunter. Gusts of 80km/h were recorded at Nobbys Beach at 6:30am.

7:26am

Power is out to hundreds of homes in Lake Macquarie.

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5:54am

Flooding is affecting King Street at Warners Bay near the roundabout, however the road remains open for now.

The Weir Road at Barnsley is closed.

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