Troughton Island Daily Summaries
|Date||Min to 9am||Anomaly||Max from 9am||Anomaly||Rain to 9am|
|August 2015 Average||21.9||-0.6||28.2||-0.6|
|Aug 1957-2014 Average||22.5||28.8|
|Aug 1957-2014 Highest||26.6||31st 1973||35.6||25th 1967|
|Aug 1957-2014 Lowest||18.2||15th 1957||22.4||16th 1957|
|August 2015 Total||0.0||0 day(s)|
|Aug 1957-2014 Average Total||0.6||1.9 day(s)|
|Aug 1957-2014 Wettest Total||4.2||2012|
|Aug 1957-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||1.0||26th 1973|
|Aug 1957-2014 Driest Total||0.0||1957|
|Jan-Aug 2015 Total||360.4||35 day(s)|
|Jan-Aug 1957-2014 Average Total||709.3||45.8 day(s)|
Kimberley, Western Australia
Two men stranded with their car in deep snow at Mount Field, about 75 kilometres north-west of Hobart, for nearly 24 hours have been rescued.
Rare snowfalls have blanketed the most unlikely parts of Tasmania, with farmers along the north-west coast waking up to white paddocks.
A former employee at the Grantham quarry has told the Queensland Floods Commission of Inquiry that quarry waste was not used to build embankment walls around the site.