Weekly rainfall update + rainfall outlook 10 May 2023

Bureau of Meteorology, 10/05/2023

A strong cold front crossed south-eastern Australia from the 5th to 7th, bringing snow, hail and graupel to elevated areas.

Weekly rainfall totals of 50 to 100 mm were recorded in far east Gippsland (VIC), and 25 to 50 mm in western TAS and south of the Dividing Range in VIC and southern NSW.

Weekly rainfall totals of 25 to 100 mm were recorded locally from storms along the QLD tropical coast, the northern tip of Cape York Peninsula and far east Arnhem Land (NT).

The highest weekly total (at a Bureau gauge) was 124.2 mm at Coconut Island in the Torres Strait.

The highest daily total (at Bureau gauge) was 57.0 mm at Mackay Alert (QLD) to 9 am on 2 May.

Weekly rainfall totals of up to 25 mm were recorded for parts of the Central West District (WA) and eastern TAS.





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