State Emergency Service (SES) units across the Mid Coast were kept busy over the weekend as heavy rain hammered the region.
SES Mid North Coast cluster commander, Glenn Laycock, said local units responded to 24 incidents, mostly relating to leaking roofs.
"There was one flood rescue in amongst it down in the Myall Lakes area," Mr Laycock said.
"It was a good outcome."
Forster Pacific Palms SES unit commander, Greg Dodd, said the rain was heavier than expected around the Great Lakes.
"It rained pretty hard early Sunday morning," he said.
"We had some roof jobs - five roof jobs and a couple of fallen trees."
Bungwahl copped the heaviest rainfall across the region, recording 80mm in the 24 hours between 9am Sunday and 9am Monday.
Pacific Palms and Bulahdelah also saw significant downpours, recording 64mm and 55mm respectively.
Elsewhere, Wootton, Tuncurry, Forster and Taree all recorded in excess of 40mm, while Nabiac and Willina received more than 30mm.
More wild weather is expected today, July 27, although the worst of it is forecast to be centred around the Illawarra and NSW South Coast.
The Bureau of Meteorology has issued heavy rainfall and possible flood warnings for those areas, as well as damaging winds and very heavy surf warnings for the NSW coast as far north as the Central Coast.
Newcastle also saw significant flooding overnight, with 10 people having to be rescued from a bus that became trapped in floodwaters.
Locally, Mr Dodd said his unit was prepared for whatever transpired.
"We're just staying on alert for the storm that comes through," he said.
"We're set up and ready to go."
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