Farmers rejoice at rainfall totalsBy Catherine Clifford, Friday February 1, 2013 - 22:30 EDT
Farmers are rejoicing at the rainfall totals across the New England North West.
Another 20 to 40 millimetres fell on Monday night.
The Bureau of Meteorology says the highest falls between 9:00am and 7:00pm during the day on Monday included 84mm at Pine Ridge, 74mm at Narrabri and 52mm at Moree.
Both Moree and Narrabri each received falls of around 130-millimetres in 48 hours.
Elsewhere on Monday, Manilla had 51mm, Gunnedah 50mm, Caroona 46mm, and Tamworth and Duri each recorded 44mm.
Falls of 37mm were measured in Boggabri and 30mm at Nundle.
Among the region's lowest totals on Monday were 6mm at Armidale and 6mm at Mungindi.
© ABC 2013
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