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Newdegate Rainfall Reports
|Date||Rain to 9am||interval|
|October 2015 Total||0.6||1 day(s)|
|October 1955-2014 Average Total||24.6||6.6 day(s)|
|October 1955-2014 Wettest Total||79.9||1965|
|October 1955-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||43.0||29th 2008|
|October 1955-2014 Driest Total||0.0||1982|
|Jan-Oct 2015 Total||262.8||99 day(s)|
|Jan-Oct 1955-2014 Average Total||332.2||79.4 day(s)|
Great Southern, Western Australia
The dry season through Tasmania's midlands, east coast and south-east is becoming a serious situation according to Coal Valley farmer, Justin Nichols.
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.