Friday 20 May 2022 09:16 AM Rain across Australia to hang around as people set to cast their vote for ... trends now

Friday 20 May 2022 09:16 AM Rain across Australia to hang around as people set to cast their vote for ... trends now
Friday 20 May 2022 09:16 AM Rain across Australia to hang around as people set to cast their vote for ... trends now

Friday 20 May 2022 09:16 AM Rain across Australia to hang around as people set to cast their vote for ... trends now

Heavy rain set to make voting a soggy experience for thousands of voters as La Niña's grip on Australia shows no signs of ending It is set to be a wet Saturday for parts of Australia as people go out to vote    There is widespread rainfall predicted to hit the east coast, including Brisbane  Rain expected to start increasing across Queensland and NSW from Saturday

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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.

The rainfall will be particularly prevalent across Sydney and Brisbane, leading to possible flash flooding in some areas.  

Many Australian voters on the east coast will have to battle wet conditions as they head off to vote on Saturday (stock image)

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)

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)

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

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