Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 28 Oct 2020

Surface troughs and a low pressure system triggered widespread thunderstorms across the eastern half of Australia. Thunderstorms produced moderate falls in the Northern Territory…Read More

Bureau of Meteorology, October 28, 2020

Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 21 Oct 2020

Thunderstorms were reported in Western Australia, the Northern Territory and Queensland, while a trough and cold front produced moderate falls in eastern parts of Australia…Read More

Bureau of Meteorology, October 21, 2020

Eastern states’ harvest delays appear inevitable

Wheat and barley quality from early harvest receivals is high, but that could change if predictions for a wet fortnight ring true for eastern Australia…Read More

Grain Brokers Australia, October 20, 2020

Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 14 Oct 2020

A trough triggered thunderstorms and heavy rainfall in Darwin area in the Northern Territory, while a low pressure system and cold front brought widespread moderate falls in Victoria and Tasmania…Read More

Bureau of Meteorology, October 14, 2020

Nah, yeah, nah, yeah – how farmers talk about the weather!!

This amusing tweet from Mungindi farmer, Sam Heagney, captures the essence of how Australian farmers love to yarn about the weather!!..Read More

Grain Central, October 12, 2020

What lies behind today’s seasonal climate forecasts?

To really understand what’s going on behind the scenes with weather forecasting, it helps to understand more about the evolution of Australia’s seasonal climate forecasting system..Read More

Chris Clyne, October 9, 2020

Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 7 Oct 2020

Surface troughs triggered thunderstorms in the north-west and southern parts of the Northern Territory, and inland Queensland. A slow-moving cold front and cloudband produced widespread falls in South Australia, and the south-east, including Tasmania…Read More

Bureau of Meteorology, October 7, 2020

BOM raises La Nina status to ‘Active’

The Bureau of Meteorology has declared that La Niña has developed in the Pacific Ocean, meaning recent changes in ocean temperatures and weather patterns over the Pacific are now likely to remain until at least the end of the year…Read More

Grain Central, September 29, 2020

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