Pannawonica Rainfall Reports
|Date||Rain to 9am||interval|
|July 2015 Total||-||0 day(s)|
|July 1972-2014 Average Total||14.8||2.4 day(s)|
|July 1972-2014 Wettest Total||90.6||2005|
|July 1972-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||52.2||10th 2005|
|July 1972-2014 Driest Total||0.0||1977|
|Jan-Jul 2015 Total||269.0||33 day(s)|
|Jan-Jul 1972-2014 Average Total||333.1||32.5 day(s)|
Pilbara, Western Australia
Agriculture Minister Joyce defends White Paper's drought loans, R&D spend and lack of inland rail plan
Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce says he is sympathetic to the concerns of drought-affected about concessional loans, but has made no commitment to change the controversial schemes any time soon.
Federal Government efforts to entice grain growers into insuring against disasters have failed to impress farmers.
Health experts say new research has found the Townsville Hospital in north Queensland set an Australian record in the number of patients treated in the aftermath of Cyclone Yasi.