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Torrential rain, gale-force winds, record tides coming to south-east Qld – Brisbane Times

The weather bureau expects the heaviest rainfall to arrive on Saturday evening and continue throughout Sunday and Monday.

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“It will peak in south-east Queensland, produce a surface trough and create gale-force winds and heavy rain.
“The 24-hour rainfall totals could go above 100 millimetres and we could see 200 millimetres or more in some places during the course of the event.
“This is all on top of the highest tides of the year we’re going to get which, when you combine with the rivers swelling from the rain, creates the perfect recipe for beach erosion.
“Winds of up to 40 knots are possible, along with a very large…

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