Fairfax Media Network

Weather News

Mixed season in Victoria's south east

Kath Sullivan, Wednesday August 21, 2013 - 14:41 EST

Kevin Jones is a dairy farmer between Toora and Foster in South Gippsland.

So far this month he has measured more than 125mm (or 5 inches) of rain on his farm.

I guess it could always be worse, but it's at the bottom end of ugly if you know what I mean. It's so wet, it's so cold. We've got no where dry, except for laneways to put cows on. And every cow that calves, we just get the calf and put it straight in the shed and feed it, they just don't survive otherwise


- ABC

© ABC 2013

More breaking news

Sydney Morning Herald
ABC News
National Nine News
News Limited

Display Your Local Weather

Weather News

Fire fuel laods increase after recent heat in NSW

15:39 EDT

Prolonged heatwave conditions are helping elevate the bushfire threat in parts of New South Wales this week, after a slow start to the season.

Queensland weather: Heatwave conditions to return on Wednesday

13:46 EDT

A four-day heatwave that begins on Wednesday will bring the same kind of conditions that saw more than 200 Queenslanders treated for heat stroke and dehydration last week.

Rivers rising and roads cut across northern Western Australia

11:37 EDT

The Great Northern Highway has been closed between Fitzroy Crossing and Halls Creek, as rivers rise across northern Western Australia following a week of steady rain.