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Victoria River Downs Daily Summaries
|Date||Min to 9am||Anomaly||Max from 9am||Anomaly||Rain to 9am|
|August 2015 Average||12.1||-1.0||33.4||+1.5|
|Aug 1965-2014 Average||13.1||31.9|
|Aug 1965-2014 Highest||24.7||26th 1986||39.2||28th 1970|
|Aug 1965-2014 Lowest||2.7||9th 1995||21.9||1st 1990|
|August 2015 Total||0.0||0 day(s)|
|Aug 1886-2014 Average Total||1.0||0.1 day(s)|
|Aug 1886-2014 Wettest Total||42.7||1893|
|Aug 1886-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||42.2||17th 1893|
|Aug 1886-2014 Driest Total||0.0||1886|
|Jan-Aug 2015 Total||372.7||28 day(s)|
|Jan-Aug 1886-2014 Average Total||457.8||34.0 day(s)|
Victoria River, Northern Territory
Tasmanian snow: Rescue effort underway to reach couple trapped in snowy central Tasmania; more snowfalls expected
A Tasmanian rescue helicopter has abandoned plans to winch out a couple trapped with their car in Mount Field national park after heavy snowfall in the state.
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.