Northern Territory Rainfall Bulletin
(Group by district)
|Rain to 9am||Interval|
|DARWIN RIVER DAM||0.2||24|
|PORT KEATS AIRPORT||0.4||24|
The weather bureau says the month of September was the third driest on record in Australia.
Children in remote areas of Papua New Guinea are dying as a result of food shortages caused by frost and worsening drought, villagers say.
Upper Hunter farmers are concerned a spike in warm weather across the region could take its toll on crop yields.