Bureau of Meteorology issues heavy rainfall warning for Hunter region as Barrington Tops Forest Road shut after landslip

Sage Swinton
By Sage Swinton
Updated April 7 2022 - 7:09am, first published 7:00am
DARK: Storm clouds over a house on Oakhampton Road, Maitland on Thursday. Picture: Jonathan Carroll

The Hunter was mostly spared from the intense rainfall that fell into already soaked catchments across the southern part of the state on Thursday.


Sage Swinton

Sage Swinton


Sage Swinton is a news reporter who was born and bred in the Hunter, where she has worked as a journalist for the past seven years. She's been with the Newcastle Herald since June 2020, and covers Newcastle council as well as other general news.