TRAFFIC CHAOS AS RAIN CONTINUES TO FALL ON THE CENTRAL COAST

The Pacific Highway at Lisarow on the Central Coast was closed for a number of hours this morning, after strong winds blew down a large tree.

Empire Bay Drive is also closed betwee Greenfield Road and Yugari Crescent.

Photo via Fire and Rescue NSW Station 353 Kincumber

It comes after more than 120 millimetres of rainfall was recorded in the 24-hours to 9AM this morning.

Rain is expected to continue throughout the day.

A number of other local roads are closed, including Showground Road at Narara.

Overnight – the SES responded to more than 50 jobs including a number of trees that had fallen onto houses.

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