Forthside Rainfall Reports
|Date||Rain to 9am||interval|
|August 2015 Total||27.8||3 day(s)|
|August 1966-2014 Average Total||126.6||16.7 day(s)|
|August 1966-2014 Wettest Total||239.0||1970|
|August 1966-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||79.0||25th 1970|
|August 1966-2014 Driest Total||18.9||1982|
|Jan-Aug 2015 Total||415.7||79 day(s)|
|Jan-Aug 1966-2014 Average Total||691.4||97.0 day(s)|
Northwest Coast, Tasmania
Tasmania's cold snap is providing a remarkable turnaround for the prospects of the Ben Lomond ski field east of Launceston.
The Grantham Floods Commission of Inquiry has heard the previous inquiry into the 2011 deluge prevented police from fully investigating the deaths that occurred during the disaster.
Parks and Wildlife will send staff by helicopter to remote Maatsuyker Island off Tasmania's south coast to assess damage from a lightning strike which has affected weather forecasting.