Rainfall Update

  • Storms brought heavy rainfall to northern tropical areas of Australia over the week while a moisture-laden trough produced significant rainfall over the South West Slopes of New South Wales and adjacent parts of Victoria at the end of the week.
  • Weekly totals greater than 100 mm were recorded in northern tropical areas of Australia, with totals greater than 200 mm in isolated pockets.
  • Weekly totals greater than 100 mm were also recorded in the South West Slopes district of New South Wales extending over the Victorian border, exceeding the daily total records for a few sites.
  • The highest weekly total at a Bureau gauge was 278.0 mm at Crawford Lookout Alert (Queensland) which also had the highest daily total for the week of 184.0 mm to 9am on the 30th.
  • Flood warnings generally eased across the country though a Major Flood warning for the Darling River remains.
Map of rainfall totals for this week

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