Tropical Pacific Ocean now ENSO neutral

The tropical Pacific Ocean has returned to ENSO-neutral according to the latest monitoring by the Bureau of Meteorology…Read More

Beef Central, 19/04/2024

National Feedbase Summary 17 April 2024

National biomass levels continue to be dominated by the high levels of growth in northern Australia…Read More

Al Rayner, Cibo Labs, 17/04/2024

Weekly rainfall update + rainfall outlook 16 Apr 2024

A STRONG cold front crossed southern South Australia, Victoria, Tasmania and southern New South Wales with widespread light to moderate rainfall, and snow in some alpine areas. Ex-Severe Tropical Cyclone..Read More

Bureau of Meteorology, 16/04/2024

Weekly rainfall update + rainfall outlook 9 Apr 2024

An east coast trough with a strong easterly flow brought weekly totals of 200 to 300 mm to Greater Sydney, the Illawarra, and locally along the New South Wales northern coastline..Read More

Bureau of Meteorology, 09/04/2024

Weekly rainfall update + rainfall outlook 2 Apr 2024

THROUGHOUT the week, a series of troughs that drew tropical moisture south moved across Queensland, Northern Territory, northern South Australia and north-western New South Wales and generated widespread rainfall. A..Read More

Bureau of Meteorology, 02/04/2024

National Feedbase Summary 28 March 2024

On a national basis, there has been a largely positive trend to biomass accumulation and growth…Read More

Al Rayner, Cibo Labs, 28/03/2024

Weekly rainfall update + rainfall outlook 26 Mar 2024

There was widespread rainfall and isolated thunderstorms across parts of northern Australia throughout the week and this was associated with monsoonal activity, while a series of troughs moved across southern, western and eastern parts of the country bringing mostly moderate rainfall totals…Read More

Bureau of Meteorology, 26/03/2024

Weekly rainfall update + rainfall outlook 19 Mar 2024

Rainfall totals greater than 100 mm were recorded in parts of the Top End and northern Queensland, with some areas receiving more than 200 mm for the week. Rainfall totals greater than 100 mm were also recorded in parts of Western Australia’s Kimberley and Eucla districts…Read More

Bureau of Meteorology, 19/03/2024

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