Debbie dumps 890mm of rain on the Gold Coast hinterland in 29 hours

4:30AM FRIDAY | EX-Tropical Cyclone Debbie has dumped almost 900mm of rain in the Gold Coast hinterland in less than 30 hours.

A staggering 890mm of rain fell at Upper Springbrook in the 29.5 hours to 4am on Friday. The Numinbah Valley recorded 756mm during the same time.

By 11pm on Thursday, the torrential rainfall associated with Ex-Tropical Cyclone Debbie that was responsible for the deluge had all but cleared from the Gold Coast.


Below is a list of rainfall totals accumulated in the 29.5 hours from 11pm Wednesday to 4am Friday.

  • 890mm at Upper Sprinbrook
  • 757mm at Numinbah Valley
  • 444mm at Hinze Dam
  • 441mm at Bonogin
  • 407mm at Mt Tamborine
  • 390mm at Canungra
  • 382mm at Worongary
  • 358mm at Mudgeeraba
  • 341mm at Molendinar
  • 330mm at Pacific Pines
  • 311mm at Carrara
  • 297mm at Loder Creek
  • 232mm at Monterey Keys
  • 225mm at Coomera Shores
  • 214mm at Oxenford
  • 221mm at Coolangatta
  • 203mm at Gold Coast Seaway (Spit)

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