Brookton Daily Summaries
|Date||Min to 9am||Anomaly||Max from 9am||Anomaly||Rain to 9am|
|August 2015 Average||6.4||+1.8||43 14.0||-2.9|
|Aug 1967-2014 Average||4.6||16.9|
|Aug 1967-2014 Highest||13.8||7th 2013||26.7||29th 2006|
|Aug 1967-2014 Lowest||-2.6||6th 1979||11.0||28th 1992|
|August 2015 Total||17.4||1 day(s)|
|Aug 1907-2014 Average Total||60.8||13.0 day(s)|
|Aug 1907-2014 Wettest Total||177.5||1955|
|Aug 1907-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||50.8||8th 1909|
|Aug 1907-2014 Driest Total||7.2||1956|
|Jan-Aug 2015 Total||229.1||47 day(s)|
|Jan-Aug 1907-2014 Average Total||352.1||64.4 day(s)|
Great Southern, 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.