Southport Rainfall Reports
|Date||Rain to 9am||interval|
|January 2017 Total||176.8||6 day(s)|
|January 1887-2014 Average Total||179.4||12.6 day(s)|
|January 1887-2014 Wettest Total||775.8||1974|
|January 1887-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||452.0||29th 2013|
|January 1887-2014 Driest Total||4.7||1904|
|Jan-Jan 2017 Total||176.8||6 day(s)|
|Jan-Jan 1887-2014 Average Total||179.4||12.6 day(s)|
Southeast Coast, Queensland
Wet weather sees Mount Todd gold mine owned by Vista Gold discharging contaminated water into Edith River
A gold mine north of Katherine has started deliberately discharging contaminated water into a river due to the heavy rainfall in the area.
Aircraft companies are flat out dropping off food and supplies to Northern Territory communities stranded by continuing wet weather.
The Katherine River is set to flood as an active monsoon trough causes heavy rains and squally showers across the Northern Territory, registering the wettest day in five years.