Somerset Dam Rainfall Reports
|Date||Rain to 9am||interval|
|August 2016 Total||17.4||3 day(s)|
|August 1937-2014 Average Total||34.1||5.5 day(s)|
|August 1937-2014 Wettest Total||109.2||2010|
|August 1937-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||66.0||11th 2010|
|August 1937-2014 Driest Total||0.0||1991|
|Jan-Aug 2016 Total||443.0||42 day(s)|
|Jan-Aug 1937-2014 Average Total||659.9||70.6 day(s)|
Southeast Coast, Queensland
The 2016 snow season has reached a new peak depth this week according to measurements taken today.
Rain gauges as far north as the Gulf of Carpentaria and south to Ulladulla have received decent rainfall in the last 24 hours, some of which caused dangerous flooding.
A friend of a man feared drowned in floodwaters near Kyogle has told of "helplessly watching" the 72-year-old as he clung to a tree before being swept downstream.