West Channel Beacon Daily Summaries
|Date||Min to 9am||Anomaly||Max from 9am||Anomaly||Rain to 9am|
|August 2015 Average||12.0||+0.9||11 21.5||+3.6|
|Aug 1998-2014 Average||11.1||17.9|
|Aug 1998-2014 Highest||17.0||30th 1999||28.7||23rd 2012|
|Aug 1998-2014 Lowest||6.9||13th 2005||10.0||1st 2001|
|August 2015 Total||-||0 day(s)|
|Aug 2008-2008 Average Total||-|
|Aug 2008-2008 Wettest Total||-||2001|
|Aug 2008-2008 Wettest 24hr Total||-|
|Aug 2008-2008 Driest Total||-||2001|
|Jan-Aug 2015 Total||-||0 day(s)|
|Jan-Aug 2001-2008 Average Total||-|
Sydney, New South Wales/ACT
Two men stranded with their car in deep snow at Mount Field, about 75 kilometres north-west of Hobart, for nearly 24 hours have been rescued.
Rare snowfalls have blanketed the most unlikely parts of Tasmania, with farmers along the north-west coast waking up to white paddocks.
A former employee at the Grantham quarry has told the Queensland Floods Commission of Inquiry that quarry waste was not used to build embankment walls around the site.