Wyangala on the rise

Storms have delivered some heavy rainfall this week, causing flash flooding that has impacted local roads.

But there is good news: rain above Wyangala has seen the dam's level rise above 11 per cent.

At the time of writing, Wyangala Dam was sitting at 11.5 per cent according to WaterNSW, up from 9 per cent on Tuesday.

The Belubula River at Canowindra peaked at just under 4 metres late Tuesday night after storm activity.

Widespread rain was recorded with significant falls from Tuesday evening through until early Wednesday.

The view from the Advocate's front door during Tuesday afternoon's downpour.

The view from the Advocate's front door during Tuesday afternoon's downpour.

Mudgee recorded 26.6 millimetres, Bathurst (19.0mm), Forbes (14.4mm).

But there were much heavier falls in some parts.

The Advocate's online audience was quick to update with rainfall figures up to 79mm in Reymond Street and up to 70mm in Possum Lane.

A Bathurst Street resident recorded 52mm in the downpour, which took the total for four days to 93.5mm.

A Quarry Road resident had had 68mm all up, with 18mm in the Tuesday storm.

There was 41mm at Daroobalgie, 83mm in Lower Wambat Street and 35mm in Linda Street.

It was a similar story in Parkes with 7.8mm recorded at the airport but overflowing gutters pictured in the township.

Bureau measures for Lithgow (4.4mm), Cowra (3.6mm) and Young (1.4mm) but there were also reports of heavy falls and flash flooding between Cowra and Canowindra.

Police were controlling traffic at two points on the Escort Way between Forbes and Eugowra on Tuesday afternoon, stopping vehicles where water was rushing over the road.

The Middle Trundle Road closed, as well as The Bogan Way between Trundle and Fifield.

The unpredictable weather could continue a few more days, with tops of 30 to 31 degrees and the chance of a storm the forecast for Forbes for each day through Sunday.