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.

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Sage Swinton

Sage Swinton

Journalist

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.