Fairfax Media Network

Weather News

Wet windy October

Tony Briscoe, Friday November 1, 2013 - 13:53 EDT
ABC image
Rainfall sits on top of waterlogged soil in Tasmania's North West - ABC

The weather bureau says for the month of October two words, wet and windy describe the conditions for Tasmania.

Ian Barnes Koeghan from the bureau says the month was a tough one for farmers with wet conditions perisisting and an unusual number of windy days.

He says it was very wet in the west of the state and Tasmania had cooler days and milder nights during October.

Ian Barnes Keoghan says the winds should abate somewhat as we head into November and things will warm up and there is no indication of above or below average rainfall.


- ABC

© ABC 2013

More breaking news

Sydney Morning Herald
ABC News
National Nine News
News Limited

Display Your Local Weather

Weather News

Northern NSW bearing brunt of ex-Cyclone Debbie as Queensland faces massive clean-up effort

07:28 EDT

Tens of thousands of people have been evacuated from towns in northern New South Wales and south-east Queensland as "unprecedented" flooding from ex -Tropical Cyclone Debbie continues.

NSW flooding: Lismore residents ordered to evacuate as town faces 'unprecedented' conditions

07:28 EDT

Emergency services are facing 'unprecedented' flood levels on the New South Wales north coast, and sirens have sounded in Lismore, warning residents they must leave immediately.

Cyclone Debbie: Evacuations in Beaudesert as BOM warns river peaking

07:24 EDT

Residents in and around Beaudesert, south of Brisbane, have been told to evacuate immediately with the Logan River heading to a record flood level.