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Avalon Ap Rainfall Reports
|Date||Rain to 9am||interval|
|August 2015 Total||30 2.2||1 day(s)|
|August 1971-2014 Average Total||42.7||11.7 day(s)|
|August 1971-2014 Wettest Total||69.0||1978|
|August 1971-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||30.0||27th 1999|
|August 1971-2014 Driest Total||7.8||1982|
|Jan-Aug 2015 Total||277.6||79 day(s)|
|Jan-Aug 1971-2014 Average Total||270.3||64.2 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.