A SERIES of cold fronts and low-pressure troughs swept across southern and south-eastern Australia during the week, bringing thunderstorms, showers and damaging winds.
Weekly rainfall totals above 100 millimetres were recorded in elevated areas in north-east Victoria, on the western slopes of ranges in south-east New South Wales, and in north-west Tasmania.
The highest weekly total at a Bureau gauge of 217.6mm was recorded at Perisher Valley AWS in the Snowy Mountains of NSW.
Weekly rainfall totals above 50mm were recorded in most of western and northern Tasmania, in large parts of north-eastern Victoria and eastern inland NSW, and in the far west and south-west of Western Australia.
Rainfall totals of 10-50mm were recorded in large parts of the west and south-west of WA, much of Victoria, much of the agricultural and pastoral districts of SA, most of Tasmania and inland NSW, and in large areas of southern Queensland.
Flood warnings were issued for catchments across inland NSW, in north-eastern Victoria and in north-eastern Tasmania.