Yamba was hit by heavy rain, strong winds and dangerous surf due to a East Coast Low on Saturday, 4th of June, 2016.
Topics: coastal erosion east coast low severe weather
"I DON'T know whether it was good planning or good luck, but tanks are full, streams are flowing and the river is now fresh."
WATER levels continue to rise in the Orara River from heavy rainfall over the weekend, with a peak at Coutts Crossing expected at midday today.
WOOLI received 468mm of rain as SES Clarence were kept busy with 309 calls for help as wild weather sweeps down coast.