Friday 20 May 2022 09:16 AM Rain across Australia to hang around as people set to cast their vote for ... trends now
Thousands of Australian voters will have to battle wet conditions as they head out to vote on Saturday.
On a momentous day for the nation, La Nina's current grip on the country is set to test the patience of those lined up to do their democratic duty, with the Bureau of Meteorology predicting widespread rain across most of the east coast.
Many Australian voters on the east coast will have to battle wet conditions as they head off to vote on Saturday (stock image)
The rain is expected to start increasing across Queensland and NSW from Saturday (pictured, pedestrians walking in the rain in Brisbane)
Motorists are reminded of the dangers of driving through floodwaters and are advised to steer clear of areas that may be prone to flooding.
The rain is expected to start increasing across Queensland and NSW from Saturday.
Sydney is expected to see up to 20mm on Saturday and 25mm on Sunday, with the rain beginning to ease early next week.
Australia's east coast will receive widespread rain on election day and into Sunday, with the rain beginning to ease early next week (Picture: From the Bureau of Meteorology)
Queenslanders heading to the voting polls on Saturday should bring