Somerset Dam Rainfall Reports
|Date||Rain to 9am||interval|
|March 2017 Total||-||0 day(s)|
|March 1937-2014 Average Total||113.1||11.8 day(s)|
|March 1937-2014 Wettest Total||366.2||1955|
|March 1937-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||162.0||28th 2014|
|March 1937-2014 Driest Total||5.4||1998|
|Jan-Mar 2017 Total||96.2||6 day(s)|
|Jan-Mar 1937-2014 Average Total||391.4||34.1 day(s)|
Southeast Coast, Queensland
Thousands of north Queenslanders are being evacuated as Cyclone Debbie bears down on the coast, bringing winds of up to 230 kilometres per hour and possibly a four-metre storm surge.
As Tropical Cyclone Debbie strengthens off the coast near Townsville in north Queensland, residents are being warned to prepare for the worst storm to hit the state since Cyclone Yasi in 2011.
Cyclone Debbie: Calm before the storm as north Queensland farmers prepare for possible category four system
North Queensland farmers have awoken to relatively normal weather conditions ahead of Cyclone Debbie which is expected to cross the coastline later today.