Heavy rain has caused flash-flooding in parts of the far north coast of New South Wales this afternoon. The Bureau of Meteorology says a low-pressure system off the Queensland coast has intensified, and is causing heavy showers this afternoon.
The State Emergency Service (SES) has reported flash flooding in areas of the Upper Man Arm and Upper Wilsons creek areas. A number of roads have also been closed at Ballina, Lennox Head, Teven, Tintenbar, and Byron.
Evans Heads recorded 153 millimetres of rain in the 24 hours before 9:00am (AEST) today.The SES is advising people to stay away from creeks, storm drains and causeways.