Good morning, Mostafa Rachwani with you this morning, and for the beginning of one other week of rain.
The prime minister, Scott Morrison, was up this morning, saying an “huge effort” going into flood restoration, including that it was an nearly it was an “unimaginable” scenario.
He described the floods as like “nothing in dwelling reminiscence” and mentioned he understood the “nice frustration” that residents have expressed on the restoration efforts.
The PM added that the army is “persevering with to roll in” to the flood affected areas, together with as much as 2,000 personnel reportedly deployed.
The Bureau of Meteorology has issued extreme climate warnings for the Mid North Coast, and elements of South Coast, Central Tablelands, Southern Tablelands and Northern Tablelands, with heavy rainfall nonetheless anticipated for a lot of japanese NSW heading into Tuesday.
Flood warnings are nonetheless in place for NSW Coastal Rivers from the Northern Rivers to the South Coast, together with Shoalhaven River at Nowra and Terara, on the Hunter River and Wollombi Brook at Bulga, Singleton, and Maitland.
There are additionally minor flood warnings for the Hawkesbury river at Nepean Valley and Colo River.
There are additionally studies of a automotive on hearth on the Sydney Harbour Bridge on account of an accident, and we are going to convey you extra particulars on that because it emerges.
Final night time, extreme climate warnings have been in place throughout south-east Queensland, with Brisbane, Beenleigh, Cleveland, northern Gold Coast and Straddie seeing damaging winds and heavy rainfall.
There are studies a person’s physique was present in his automotive after he was swept off a flooded crossing within the South Burnett area late yesterday, the twelfth demise within the state because the floods hit.
The warnings and coming rain has affected clean-up efforts, with all eyes on the consequences the climate may have on communities already devastated.
In politics, we predict the PM to announce a base for submarines between Wollongong and Brisbane someday this morning.
In the meantime, AGL Vitality yesterday rejected the next takeover bid from tech billionaire Mike Cannon-Brookes and Canadian asset supervisor Brookfield, probably seeing off the unsolicited bid.
There’s nonetheless a lot about, so let’s get caught in.