Weekend rainfall delivers some useful but customarily patchy falls from central Queensland to parts of New South Wales, as producers in the State’s north west enter the market in larger numbers to restock now they have a feed response from last month’s flooding rains…Read MoreJames Nason, March 18, 2019
Thunderstorms and showers developed along broad areas of low pressure across northern Australia, while an onshore flow and associated showers generated moderate falls along the Queensland and New South Wales east coast.
Autumn is likely to be drier than average over most of eastern Australia and slightly wetter than average over inland western WA according to BOM’s climate and water outlook for February to April 2019, released this morning.
Broad areas of low pressure across northern Australia produced thunderstorms and moderate fall, while onshore flow produced moderate falls along the east coast of Queensland and New South Wales.
A cold front and pre-frontal trough brought light falls to southern Victoria, and moderate falls in western Tasmania. Thunderstorms and showers produced light to moderate falls across northern Australia throughout the week.
The Bureau of Meteorology’s ‘first look’ at conditions for March through to May indicates that rainfall is likely to be below average for much of northern Australia, with warmer than average days and nights very likely across the country.
An embedded tropical low on the monsoon tough produced very heavy falls in the Gulf Country and Queensland’s northern interior. The highest weekly total was 505 mm at Paluma Ivy Cottage, northwest of Townsville in Queensland.
The active monsoon trough brought moderate to heavy falls to parts of northern Australia, while a tropical low over northwest Queensland, embedded on an active monsoon trough, resulted in heavy falls and flooding in northern Queensland.
The Bureau of Meteorology will today release its January climate summaries, showing the month was Australia’s warmest on record…Read MoreBeef Central, February 1, 2019
Rainfall likely to be below average for much of western and southern Australia and parts of the eastern mainland, according to BOM’s climate and water outlook for February to April 2019, released this morning.
Cattle producers in Queensland’s Central West, now entering their eighth successive year of drought conditions, are waiting with ‘nervous anticipation’ today to see if one of the more positive rainfall forecasts for their region in recent times delivers desperately-needed relief…Read MoreJames Nason, January 30, 2019