Gazette express: Friday July 18

Weather: It is currently 4.6 degrees in Richmond with the temperature expected to rise to15 degrees by this afternoon.

Today will remain mostly sunny, with winds NW 15 to 25 km/h turning strong and gusty SW 40 to 60 km/h during the morning then decreasing to 25 to 40 km/h in the late evening. 

SATURDAY will be mostly cloudy with the temperature hitting a top of 17 degrees. 

SUNDAY will be a top of 18, mostly sunny but with an 80% chance of rain.

Roads: At 7am this morning, there were no traffic incidents on the roads around the Hawkesbury.

BLACKHEATH: The Great Western Highway near Ridgewell Road is closed in both directions due to a truck accident. 

The Great Western Highway between Bathurst and Lithgow is closed in both directions due to snow on the road. 

Trains: The western line leaving from Richmond is currently operating on time with the timetables. 

There are delays on the Blue Mountains line. 

Let us know where you are and what the traffic and weather is like.