Morning Shot: @kazza067 shared this shot of storm clouds over dry paddocks at Thornton ahead of the weekend’s rain.
Weather: A few showers are expected to ruin the blue-sky start in Newcastle (18 degrees), with a similar story in both Maitland and Scone (both 19 degrees).
Traffic:One of two southbound lanes on Lookout Road at New Lambton Heights is closed after an accident near Carrington Parade. It is the second closure on the road this morning, with moderate conditions cleared after an earlier accident near McCaffrey Drive.
Trains: The 6.39am Gosford to Central train was cancelled, causing delays on the Newcastle line after the train needed mechanical repairs at Gosford. There are no reported problems on the Hunter line.
Beachwatch:The wind will from the east which will push in a few more showers with the swell from the east around oneto 1.3 metres but is expected to pick up later. Wave conditions will be a bit uneven but mostbreaks will be quite surfable.
Morning Shot:@kazza067 shared this shot of storm clouds over dry paddocks at Thornton ahead of the weekend’s rain.
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