Laverton Rainfall Reports
|Date||Rain to 9am||interval|
|August 2015 Total||73 4.8||2 day(s)|
|August 1941-2014 Average Total||44.7||15.9 day(s)|
|August 1941-2014 Wettest Total||88.8||1975|
|August 1941-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||39.6||7th 1978|
|August 1941-2014 Driest Total||10.5||1944|
|Jan-Aug 2015 Total||233.0||82 day(s)|
|Jan-Aug 1941-2014 Average Total||335.0||95.1 day(s)|
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.