The Carols and twinkling lights planned for Riverway, were last night replaced by the music of rain sprinkling on our roof top.
Fairly modest falls for most of the city with 22mm at the Airport, but there has been some good falls in parts of the region!
Since 9am Sunday Cardwell's had 273mm, 163mm at Abergowrie , and 139 at Halifax.
The rest of the region has had to settle for just double digits.
There are several warnings for North Queensland, including a flood watch north of Rollingstone.
Heavy rainfall from Ingham and further north is on the cards and and a wind warning is current for the Townsville coast.
These rainy conditions are a reminder that the wet season has arrived and that your storm preparation should be well underway.
Follow this link for tips on preparing for the summer storm season.