Rockhampton Ap Rainfall Reports
|Date||Rain to 9am||interval|
|August 2015 Total||0.0||0 day(s)|
|August 1939-2014 Average Total||28.2||4.8 day(s)|
|August 1939-2014 Wettest Total||228.4||1998|
|August 1939-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||77.6||23rd 1988|
|August 1939-2014 Driest Total||0.0||1941|
|Jan-Aug 2015 Total||557.8||62 day(s)|
|Jan-Aug 1939-2014 Average Total||566.5||63.1 day(s)|
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.