Welcome rainfall in the northJosh Bevan, Nikolai Beilharz, Tuesday October 1, 2013 - 14:57 EST
Decent rain at the right time can make a world of difference. For grain grower Ben Carn in northern Quorn, hot weather seemed likely to harm his crops however, some overnight rain has brought some good news and he says it will hopefully recover some of his crops.
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Following a nice Sunday to end the weekend, the mercury is set to plunge on Monday as a cold front welcomes the working week.
Melbourne is on target for its coldest pair of days this late in the year since 1983, staying below a footy-season-like 14 degrees.
Hail storms, heavy rain and gusty winds have lashed Victoria and hundreds of people have called for help from emergency services as a cold front moved across the state.