Taroom Daily Summaries
|Date||Min to 9am||Anomaly||Max from 9am||Anomaly||Rain to 9am|
|August 2015 Average||5.0||-1.6||27.4||+4.2|
|Aug 1957-2014 Average||6.6||23.2|
|Aug 1957-2014 Highest||18.7||29th 2009||37.0||23rd 2009|
|Aug 1957-2014 Lowest||-4.0||4th 1979||12.2||16th 1957|
|August 2015 Total||0.0||0 day(s)|
|Aug 1878-2014 Average Total||26.9||3.3 day(s)|
|Aug 1878-2014 Wettest Total||181.9||1998|
|Aug 1878-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||92.0||28th 1998|
|Aug 1878-2014 Driest Total||0.0||1878|
|Jan-Aug 2015 Total||316.3||41 day(s)|
|Jan-Aug 1873-2014 Average Total||415.7||38.3 day(s)|
Central Highlands, Queensland
Two men stranded for nearly 24 hours with their sports car in deep snow at Mount Field, about 75 kilometres north-west of Hobart, 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.