Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 13 January 2021

A surface trough and the remnants of ex-tropical cyclone Imogen near the north tropical coast of Queensland brought widespread moderate falls to northern and eastern Queensland, while thunderstorms and showers produced moderate falls across the Top End in the Northern Territory and northern Western Australia…Read More

Guest Author, January 6, 2021

Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 16 Dec 2020

Tropical lows brought widespread moderate to heavy falls across north-west and interior Western Australia, with heavy falls in south-east Queensland and north-eastern New South Wales associated with a coastal trough and low pressure system…Read More

Bureau of Meteorology, December 16, 2020

Farmers poised to reap reward from action on climate change

Australia’s farmers are well placed to benefit from global market changes as countries and businesses around the world act on and adapt to climate change, the latest ABARES Insights paper has found…Read More

Grain Central, December 10, 2020

Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 9 Dec 2020

Thunderstorms generated moderate falls across the northern tropics, south-east Queensland and north-east New South Wales, while a cold front produced moderate falls in south-east Australia…Read More

Bureau of Meteorology, December 9, 2020

Australia’s climate zones slide southwards at 60km/decade

As climate change shifts Australia’s weather patterns southwards, producers should be adjusting their farming systems and considering where they might be farming in the future, according to BOM’s Cindy Cassidy…Read More

Neil Lyon, December 8, 2020

Wet La Niña summer still on the cards, despite heatwave: BOM

The hot, dry conditions that have afflicted much of Australia will give way to the La Niña weather pattern strengthening and bringing on a wet summer, according to the Bureau of Meteorology…Read More

Neil Lyon, December 2, 2020

Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 2 Dec 2020

Surface troughs produced thunderstorms across the Kimberley in Western Australia and Top End in the Northern Territory, while A surface and upper-level trough produced moderate falls in southern and eastern Victoria…Read More

Bureau of Meteorology, December 2, 2020

Seasonal climate outlook Dec 2020-Feb 2021

November to January is likely to be wetter than average for nearly all of Australia, with a greater than 65 pc chance in most areas, but drier than average for parts of western Tasmania…Read More

Bureau of Meteorology, November 27, 2020

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