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When will it stop raining in New South Wales?

The beginning of the end of autumn is already underway throughout Australia and has brought with it a constant wet weather episode.
A three-day soak just started in New South Walesand showers and thunderstorms are expected to spread across most of the state.

If you’re wondering when a breakup is supposed to be on the horizon, here’s what expert meteorologists say.

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Map of the rain system expected to reach New South Wales in the coming days. (weather zone)

The Bureau of Meteorology’s 7-day forecast for New South Wales shows a chance of showers until Thursday next week, with the biggest impact expected over the next few days.

On Saturday, a rain system is expected to cover almost the entire state, with rainfall focused on the central west and Sydney regions.

Up to 35mm of rain could fall around Sydney on Saturday, doubling the following day with up to 60mm forecast.

On Sunday, the storm should move eastward, bringing heavier precipitation to the coast.

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Satellite image of New South Wales cloud cover now. (Meteorological Office)

Widespread rainfall of between 20 and 40 mm is likely to fall across the state over the next three days, according to weather service Weatherzone.

Some places along the New South Wales coast could see more than 100mm early next week, most likely around the Sydney and Illawarra regions.

Drier weather will return to the rest of the state next week, although rain is likely to continue along the coast.

The wild weather also has the potential to cause severe storms and flooding.

Surf conditions across the state could be dangerous, with the BoM warning that rock fishing and swimming may not be safe.