The Weekly Times
Australian Summary: A low pressure trough are generating areas of rain over the WA Kimberley and Interior, southern parts of NT and in SA. An associated low pressure system is producing showers in southern WA. A broad ridge of high pressure is keeping the eastern states and TAS mostly dry.
Radar, Satellite, Synoptic
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Warnings for Australia
Rising alarmVictoria, the heat?s on
THE last 30 years have been the warmest in the recorded history of Victoria.
Confidence surveyRain boosts confidence
WIDESPREAD rain has buoyed the spirits of farmers across the country.
Weathering conditionsRain gauge of mixed results
ROBERT Plush, with Kelpie Peg, had about 19mm between Thursday night and Friday morning at Coleraine. But it is not wet everywhere.
Better seasonSolid rain supply steadies nerves
THE major worry Charlton farmer David Cossar has about his crops this year is they might be so heavy they could lodge, or fall over.
Bumper seasonWet year brings happy returns
MICHAEL and Georgina Preston could not have gone home to run the family farm at a better time.
Optimism flowsRains whet mood for spring
WITH spring just a fortnight away, most farmers are optimistic after a wet season across most prime farming areas in southeast Australia.
Water sightLike ducks to water
THE latest wet weather has generally been good news for farmers as storages are replenished and paddocks get a good soaking.
WaterloggedA year of rain already
PARTS of Victoria have recorded more than their annual average rain, with five months of the year still remaining.
Irrigation allocationsBig dam on flood footing
LANDOWNERS downstream of the Hume Dam are being warned to start preparing for a flood, with a spill this month a possibility.
Flood controlFloating posts lighten flood burden
IN RURAL and regional communities, the impacts of ongoing weather extremes are often hardest felt.
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