Nearly 300mm of rain hits parts of FNQ

February 17, 2023 7:59 am in by

Intense rainfall has eased this morning, but heavy showers will continue.

The monsoon trough has drenched the North Tropical Coast in the past 24 hours.

Daintree Village recorded 95mm of rain in one hour overnight, with nearly 300mm recorded there since 9am yesterday.

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Other big rainfall totals include, 259mm at Bucklands, 247mm at Garradunga, 232mm at Saltwater Creek.

More triple digit totals have been recorded around Innisfail, Tully and Mission Beach, while Cairns has been hit with around 50mm of rain overnight.