THE worst of what has been a near-record drenching August seems to have passed - for now.
There was sunshine in Northern Tasmania yesterday as flood victims continued to mop up from torrential downpours that have hit most of the state in the past eight days.
Bureau of Meteorology forecaster Anna Sorrest said yesterday the rest of this week's weather would be quite moderate in comparison.
Between two to six millimetres is expected to fall in Launceston today.
``There could be a few more showers around first up on Thursday morning mostly in the South and North and not so much in the central parts or East before they extend across the state overnight into Friday morning,'' she said.
``There will be no huge dumps of anything.''
Woolmers Lane at Longford remained closed due to flooding yesterday, while landslips closed Spellmans Road, Wilmot, and Western Explorer Road between Balfour intersection and Corinna junction.
Aurora Energy crews worked to restore power to 500 customers in the Pipers River area after power lines fell into the flooded Pipers River.
Minor flood warnings remained for the lower Meander, lower Macquarie and South Esk rivers, plus the North Esk River Basin as river levels continue to fall.
Launceston has received more than 180 millimetres of rain so far this month.