Weekly rainfall update + rain outlook 29 November 2023

Bureau of Meteorology November 29, 2023

DURING the week ending November 27, widespread showers and thunderstorms impacted much of northern and eastern Australia as a series of surface troughs and upper low-pressure systems combined with hot, humid and unstable air.

Isolated thunderstorms impacted Queensland, New South Wales and parts of South Australia and the Northern Territory, and were associated with heavy rainfall and flash flooding in some areas.

Later in the week, a low-pressure system brought showers and isolated thunderstorms to SA, Victoria and Tasmania.

Weekly rainfall totals greater than 15mm were recorded across much of eastern and northern Australia.

Weekly rainfall totals of 50-100 mm were recorded across northern areas of the NT, an area extending from northern NSW into southern Qld, central and northern parts of Qld, an area of south-eastern SA and adjacent parts of western Vic.

Weekly rainfall totals greater than 100mm were recorded in isolated pockets of southern and central Qld and the north of the Northern Territory.

The highest weekly rainfall total was 178mm at Clermont Airport, Qld, and the highest daily rainfall total was 142mm at Georgetown Airport, Queensland, in the 24 hours to 9am on November 23.




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