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Melbourne Rainfall Bulletin

Wednesday October 17, 2018
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Rain to 9am Interval
mm Hours
BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY) 7.3 24
COLDSTREAM 10 24
COLDSTREAM COMPARISON 10 24
CRANBOURNE BOTANIC GARDENS 12.8 24
ESSENDON AIRPORT 4 24
FERNY CREEK 19 24
LAVERTON RAAF 12 24
MELBOURNE (OLYMPIC PARK) 5.2 24
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 7.6 24
MOORABBIN AIRPORT 5 24
SCORESBY RESEARCH INSTITUTE 15 24
VIEWBANK 9 24
10  
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Rain returning to NSW in October

10:18 EDT

There has been a remarkable change in the weather across NSW during October, with some drought-weary areas of the state receiving their heaviest rain so far this year.

Military veterans combat outback drought while regaining a sense of self

06:59 EDT

A group of army veterans who have served in some of the toughest wars in history have travelled hundreds of kilometres to a different hostile environment — drought-affected Queensland.

Rain brings some relief but adds to despair in parts of New South Wales

06:11 EDT

Spring rain has brought a sense of relief to some farmers in parts of New South Wales who have been battling drought conditions.