Somerset Dam Rainfall Reports
|Date||Rain to 9am||interval|
|September 2015 Total||-||0 day(s)|
|September 1937-2014 Average Total||38.6||5.3 day(s)|
|September 1937-2014 Wettest Total||142.3||2010|
|September 1937-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||53.6||11th 1998|
|September 1937-2014 Driest Total||0.5||1941|
|Jan-Sep 2015 Total||581.3||44 day(s)|
|Jan-Sep 1937-2014 Average Total||698.5||75.9 day(s)|
Southeast Coast, Queensland
While many Australian farmers are nervously waiting to see how a forecast El Nino may impact farm production, to the north, Papua New Guinea is already feeling its full force.
Debt is now a bigger problem than drought for some of Australia's farming families, who say they are making the radical call for removing their debt from banks and placing it with government.
After a dry and cold start to winter the first two days of spring are set to be stormy.