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Cairns Ap Rainfall Reports
|Date||Rain to 9am||interval|
|August 2015 Total||5.6||2 day(s)|
|August 1943-2014 Average Total||26.7||7.9 day(s)|
|August 1943-2014 Wettest Total||140.2||1995|
|August 1943-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||63.2||6th 1947|
|August 1943-2014 Driest Total||0.0||1990|
|Jan-Aug 2015 Total||1367.0||106 day(s)|
|Jan-Aug 1943-2014 Average Total||1658.6||114.7 day(s)|
Nth Cst & Tableland, Queensland
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.