Tag: Weather

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Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 21 Aug 2019

Cold fronts brought moderate falls to the southwest, and further cold fronts and troughs produced moderate falls and snow in the southeast. Source: Sheep Central Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 21 Aug 2019

More than $90 million paid in QLD flood recovery grants

More than $90 million in recovery grants has been paid to flood victims in North and North West Queensland in the six months since unprecedented weather devastated the region in February. About 1500 applications for financial assistance were approved for primary producers, totalling more than $82 million, while $7.8m was paid to flood-affected small businesses…. Read more »

Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 14 August 2019

Strong cold fronts and intense lows produced moderate falls and snow to low levels in parts of the southeast, as cold fronts brought light falls to parts of the southern coasts of Western Australia and South Australia, prior to the cold outbreak in the southeast. Source: Sheep Central Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook,… Read more »

Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 7 Aug 2019

A surface trough and onshore flow brought moderate falls to the north tropical coast of Queensland and parts of the east coast, while cold fronts brought moderate falls to western Tasmania; also southwest Western Australia. Source: Beef Central Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 7 Aug 2019

National Rodeo Finals cancelled due to drought

Cowboys from around the country will be unable to compete at the National Rodeo Finals this year, after the event was cancelled. Source: ABC Livestock National Rodeo Finals cancelled due to drought

AA Co remains upbeat, despite past year’s drought and flood challenges

The world’s largest beef producer, the Australian Agricultural Co, remains upbeat about its future prospects, despite the ravages of drought and flood across the company’s far-flung northern operations so far this year. Chairman Don McGauchie told shareholders at this morning’s AGM that 2019 had been a year of ‘progress and great challenges,’ but the company… Read more »

Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 31 July 2019

Cold fronts brought moderate rainfall to far southeast Australia at the start of the week, while a cloudband and cold front tracked over the southeast and produced moderate falls in western Tasmania at the end of the week…Read More Source: Sheep Central Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 31 July 2019

Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 24 July 2019

A PAIR of cold fronts brought moderate falls to western Tasmania at the start of the week, while a cold front tracked across south-west Western Australia, producing moderate falls mid-week…Read More Source: Sheep Central Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 24 July 2019

Future Drought Fund legislation gets bi-partisan support

AUSTRALIA’S National Farmers Federation has welcomed the bi-partisan support for the $100 million a year Future Drought Fund in the House of Representatives on Monday…Read More Source: Sheep Central Future Drought Fund legislation gets bi-partisan support

Future Drought Fund passes Parliament

The National Farmers’ Federation has heralded the passing of the Future Drought Fund in the House of Representatives overnight, which it says ushers in a new era in drought preparedness support for farmers…Read More Source: Beef Central Future Drought Fund passes Parliament

Big flood, but next to no rain — welcome to the Channel Country

Floodwaters more than 50 kilometres wide came through Queensland’s Channel Country earlier this year, but the extended weather forecast is not promising a return to average rainfalls. Source: ABC Livestock Big flood, but next to no rain — welcome to the Channel Country

From dust bowl to green flush: What a difference some decent rain makes

The green vista that now stretches to the horizon is in stark contrast to the dust wall that shrouded paddocks not too long ago on this western NSW sheep station. Source: ABC Livestock From dust bowl to green flush: What a difference some decent rain makes

I wanted to see the drought for myself. I didn't expect to see this

This week I took a 900km trip through regional Australia to see for myself how bad the drought was. These are the five things I have learnt, writes Michael Rowland. Source: ABC Livestock I wanted to see the drought for myself. I didn’t expect to see this

The search for crops that can survive climate change

Researchers are scouring the planet for drought and heat resistant crops as many Australian grain farmers face another failed winter season. Source: ABC Grain The search for crops that can survive climate change

Drought drives 2019 EU cattle premiums higher, AuctionsPlus says

The largest premiums for EU-eligible cattle sold on AuctionsPlus since 2012 have occurred this year, the online marketing platform reports. ..Read More Source: Beef Central Drought drives 2019 EU cattle premiums higher, AuctionsPlus says

Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 17 July 2019

Several strong cold fronts generated moderate to heavy falls in southeast Australia, and snow in Alpine regions. Showers produced moderate falls along the north tropical coast and in central Queensland…Read More Source: Sheep Central Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 17 July 2019

Rainfall lifts Riverina sheep and lamb buying confidence

MORE than 12,000 sheep bought online moved back into the Riverina region of New South Wales last week as buying confidence lifted after good rainfall over the past six weeks…Read More Source: Sheep Central Rainfall lifts Riverina sheep and lamb buying confidence

Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 10 July 2019

A cold front and pre-frontal trough produced moderate falls in southwest Western Australia, while an upper-level trough brought showers and moderate falls to central Queensland…Read More Source: Sheep Central Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 10 July 2019

Rain lifts WA crop prospects after slow start

The majority of the Western Australian grainbelt is now in good shape and most areas could achieve average grain yields if follow up rains come on the back of recent falls…Read More Source: Grain Central Rain lifts WA crop prospects after slow start

Low water allocations reflect worsening NSW drought

As expected, irrigators in inland New South Wales have a zero general allocation for the water year which started this week, and reflects 98 per cent of the state being in drought…Read More Source: Grain Central Low water allocations reflect worsening NSW drought

Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 3 July 2019

ONSHORE flow brought moderate falls to south-east Queensland and coastal New South Wales, while strong cold fronts produced moderate falls in the south-west and south-east of Australia…Read More Source: Sheep Central Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 3 July 2019

Review prompts drought policy overhaul in Qld

A review headed by former Queensland Farmers Federation CEO Ruth Wade and former AgForce CEO Charles Burke has recommended changes to how droughts are prepared for and managed in Queensland, including putting science at the forefront of drought declarations…Read More Source: Beef Central Review prompts drought policy overhaul in Qld

Seasonal climate outlook Jul-Sep 2019

A drier than average three months is likely for large parts of the country, according to the latest three month rainfall and temperature outlook released by the Bureau of Meteorology today. ..Read More Source: Sheep Central Seasonal climate outlook Jul-Sep 2019

Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 26 June 2019

Cold fronts brought moderate falls to southwest Western Australia, and far southeast Australia, with moderate falls along the east coast of New South Wales from southeasterly winds…Read More Source: Beef Central Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 26 June 2019

Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 19 June 2019

Cold fronts and troughs produced moderate falls in South Australia, Victoria and Tasmania early in the week, while a coastal trough and onshore flow produced locally heavy rain in parts of New South Wales and Queensland…Read More Source: Sheep Central Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 19 June 2019

Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 5 June 2019

A SURFACE and upper-level trough generated moderate falls in southeastern Queensland and northeastern New South Wales, while strong cold fronts produced moderate falls in southeast Australia…Read More Source: Sheep Central Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 5 June 2019

It’s a dry seasonal climate outlook for June-August 2019

BELOW average rainfall is likely for much of eastern and parts of southern Australia, according to the Bureau of Meteorology’s latest seasonal climate outlook released today. ..Read More Source: Sheep Central It’s a dry seasonal climate outlook for June-August 2019

Seasonal climate outlook Jun-Aug 2019

Below-average rainfall is likely for much of eastern and parts of southern Australia over the next three months, according to the Bureau of Meteorology’s latest seasonal climate outlook released today. ..Read More Source: Beef Central Seasonal climate outlook Jun-Aug 2019

Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 29 May 2019

ONSHORE air flow produced showers along Queensland’s north tropical coast, while a series of cold fronts, troughs, and lows produced moderate falls in southeast Australia…Read More Source: Sheep Central Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 29 May 2019

Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 22 May 2019

RAINFALL over the past week was recorded in southern Western Australia, the eastern half of the Top End and the Northern Territory’s south, far north and coastal South Australia, south-western and central Victoria, western and northern Tasmania, far north-eastern New South Wales and along the east coast and northern interior of Queensland…Read More Source:… Read more »

‘First look’ climate outlook drier for some in June-August 2019

WINTER is likely to be drier than average for much of Queensland, NSW, Victoria, southeast SA, northern Tasmania, the NT, and northern and far southwest WA according to the Bureau of Meteorology’s ‘first look’ forecast for the period released today. ..Read More Source: Sheep Central ‘First look’ climate outlook drier for some in June-August… Read more »

‘First look’ climate outlook for Jun-Aug 2019

Winter is likely to be drier than average for much of Queensland, NSW, Victoria, southeast SA, northern Tasmania, the NT, and northern and far southwest WA according to the Bureau of Meteorology’s ‘first look’ forecast for the period released today. ..Read More Source: Beef Central ‘First look’ climate outlook for Jun-Aug 2019

Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 15 May 2019

A cold front brought light to moderate falls to southern parts of South Australia at the start of the week, while a vigorous cold front and a complex low pressure system produced moderate to locally heavy falls to parts of southeastern Australia, including Tasmania during the middle of the week…Read More Source: Beef Central Weekly… Read more »

Tropical Cyclone Ann approaching Australia

A tropical cyclone approaching north Queensland could cause rain and storms in multiple states and territories later this week, according to Weatherzone…Read More Source: Beef Central Tropical Cyclone Ann approaching Australia

Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 8 May 2019

A cold front and an associated complex low pressure system produced moderate falls over parts of southern Australia and New South Wales, while a surface trough, extending from the Top End to southeastern Queensland, produced thunderstorms and moderate falls…Read More Source: Sheep Central Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 8 May 2019

Rain, hail or shine, weather forecasting is about to enter a new era

The weather serves as both a great unifier and obsession for most Australians and now the Bureau of Meteorology is about to bring in the next generation of online forecasting technology. Source: ABC Grain Rain, hail or shine, weather forecasting is about to enter a new era

Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 1 May 2019

SURFACE and upper level troughs produced widespread moderate falls in eastern, central and southern Queensland, and a series of cold fronts tracked across southern Australia, producing moderate falls in western Tasmania…Read More Source: Sheep Central Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 1 May 2019

Seasonal climate outlook May-July 2019

Most of eastern and southern Australia have no strong tendency towards eitehr above or below average rainfall for the three months from May to July, according to the Bureau of Meteorology’s latest seasonal climate outlook released today. ..Read More Source: Sheep Central Seasonal climate outlook May-July 2019

Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 24 April 2019

A SERIES of cold fronts has tracked across southern Australia, producing moderate falls in some areas. Onshore flow, and an upper level low and surface trough brought moderate falls to parts of eastern Australia…Read More Source: Sheep Central Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 24 April 2019

Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 17 Apr 2019

Broad surface troughs and cold fronts triggered thunderstorms and showers with moderate fall across large parts of Western Australia, while onshore flow produced showers in the Cape York Peninsula, parts of the east coast of Queensland and northern New South Wales…Read More Source: Sheep Central Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 17 Apr 2019

‘First look’ climate outlook for May-July 2019

May to July is likely to be drier than average over some parts of eastern Australia, but wetter for parts of inland WA, and scattered parts of the northern Australian coastline, acording to the Bureau of Meteorology’s ‘first look’ seasonal climate outlook for May, June and July, released today…Read More Source: Beef Central ‘First… Read more »

Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 10 Apr 2019

The monsoon trough and embedded tropical systems produced moderate falls across northern tropical Australia, while a series of cold fronts tracked across southern Australia, generating moderate falls in Tasmania…Read More Source: Sheep Central Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 10 Apr 2019

Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 3 Apr 2019

Ex-tropical cyclone Trevor produced heavy falls from western to central Queensland, with heavy falls also over the eastern Top End, while a cold front and pre-frontal trough tracked across southeast Australia, and brought moderate falls to much of eastern Australia…Read More Source: Beef Central Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 3 Apr 2019

Seasonal climate outlook April-June 2019

In a substantial turnaround since last month, BOM’s latest three-month weather outlook suggests the chance of April to June rainfall being above median is close to 50pc across the country, meaning there is no indication that the coming three months will be significantly wetter or drier than average…Read More Source: Sheep Central Seasonal climate… Read more »

Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 27 March 2019

Severe tropical cyclone Trevor produced heavy falls in the Cape York Peninsula and Gulf Country; also the north tropical Queensland coast. Severe tropical cyclone Veronica approached the northwest coast near Port Hedland, bringing heavy falls to the Pilbara coast…Read More Source: Beef Central Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 27 March 2019

Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 20 Mar 2019

A coastal trough and associated low produced showers and thunderstorms, with moderate to heavy falls along the east coast of Australia, while a monsoon trough and embedded tropical systems generated moderate falls across northern Australia…Read More Source: Beef Central Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 20 Mar 2019

Likelihood of El Niño in 2019 increasing: BOM

The Bureau of Meteorology says the chances of El Niño developing in 2019, a weather pattern associated with drier than average winter-spring conditions for eastern Australia, have increased. ..Read More Source: Beef Central Likelihood of El Niño in 2019 increasing: BOM

‘First look’ climate outlook for April-June 2019

There are ‘near-equal’ chances of a wetter or drier three months for most of Australia, according to the Bureau of Meteorology’s ‘first-look’ climate outlook for April to June 2019. ..Read More Source: Beef Central ‘First look’ climate outlook for April-June 2019

‘First look’ climate outlook for April-June 2019

There are ‘near-equal’ chances of a wetter or drier three months for most of Australia, according to the Bureau of Meteorology’s ‘first-look’ climate outlook for April to June 2019. ..Read More Source: Sheep Central ‘First look’ climate outlook for April-June 2019

Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 13 March 2019

A SERIES of cold fronts and troughs brought light to moderate falls to southwest and southeast Australia, while a surface and upper-level trough produced moderate falls in northern and eastern Queensland…Read More Source: Sheep Central Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 13 March 2019

Drought registrations spike

The number of farmers registering for drought assistance has hit the highest level in the past five months, according to rural charity Rural Aid…Read More Source: Beef Central Drought registrations spike

Rain has had little effect as almost 100 percent of NSW stays in drought – NSW DPI

RAINFALL across New South Wales in January February had little impact on the widespread drought conditions due to high temperatures and evaporation, according to the NSW Department of Primary Industries’ latest seasonal update. Farmers have also been warned about the low level of climate forecasting at this time of the year…Read More Source: Sheep Central Rain… Read more »

Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 6 Mar 2019

THUNDERSTORMS and showers developed along broad areas of low pressure across northern Australia, while an onshore flow and associated showers generated moderate falls along the Queensland and New South Wales east coast…Read More Source: Sheep Central Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 6 Mar 2019

Seasonal climate outlook May-May 2019

AUTUMN is likely to be drier than average over most of eastern Australia and slightly wetter than average over inland western Western Australia, according to the Bureau of Meteorology’s climate and water outlook for February to April 2019, released this morning. ..Read More Source: Sheep Central Seasonal climate outlook May-May 2019

Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 27 Feb 2019

Broad areas of low pressure across northern Australia produced thunderstorms and moderate fall, while onshore flow produced moderate falls along the east coast of Queensland and New South Wales…Read More Source: Sheep Central Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 27 Feb 2019

Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 20 Feb 2019

A cold front and pre-frontal trough brought light falls to southern Victoria, and moderate falls in western Tasmania. Thunderstorms and showers produced light to moderate falls across northern Australia throughout the week. ..Read More Source: Beef Central Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 20 Feb 2019

‘First look’ seasonal climate outlook for Mar-May 2019

The Bureau of Meteorology’s ‘first look’ at conditions for March through to May indicates that rainfall is likely to be below average for much of northern Australia, with warmer than average days and nights very likely across the country…Read More Source: Sheep Central ‘First look’ seasonal climate outlook for Mar-May 2019

‘First look’ seasonal climate outlook for Mar-May 2019

The Bureau of Meteorology’s ‘first look’ at conditions for March through to May indicates that rainfall is likely to be below average for much of northern Australia, with warmer than average days and nights very likely across the country. ..Read More The post ‘First look’ seasonal climate outlook for Mar-May 2019 appeared first on Beef… Read more »

Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 13 Feb 2019

An embedded tropical low on the monsoon tough produced very heavy falls in the Gulf Country and Queensland’s northern interior. The highest weekly total was 505 mm at Paluma Ivy Cottage, northwest of Townsville in Queensland…Read More The post Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 13 Feb 2019 appeared first on Sheep Central. Source: Sheep… Read more »

Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 6 Feb 2019

The active monsoon trough brought moderate to heavy falls to parts of northern Australia, while a tropical low over northwest Queensland, embedded on an active monsoon trough, resulted in heavy falls and flooding in northern Queensland. The post Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 6 Feb 2019 appeared first on Beef Central. Source: Beef… Read more »

Jan 2019 Australia’s hottest month since records began in 1910

The Bureau of Meteorology will today release its January climate summaries, showing the month was Australia’s warmest on record. The post Jan 2019 Australia’s hottest month since records began in 1910 appeared first on Beef Central. Source: Beef Central Jan 2019 Australia’s hottest month since records began in 1910

Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 30 Jan 2019

The monsoon trough enhanced convective activity over the northern tropics during the week, with heavy falls recorded on Queensland’s north tropical coast. Tropical cyclone Riley developed off the Kimberley coast in Western Australia and brought moderate falls to the Pilbara. The post Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 30 Jan 2019 appeared first on Beef Central. … Read more »

Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 23 Jan 2019

Thunderstorms and showers produced moderate falls in northern Australia, while a surface trough and upper level disturbance led to thunderstorms and moderate rainfall over parts of eastern New South Wales. The post Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 23 Jan 2019 appeared first on Sheep Central. Source: Sheep Central Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 23 Jan… Read more »

Seasonal climate outlook Feb-Apr 2019

Rainfall from February to April is likely to be below average for much of Western Australia, western South Australia, and much of eastern and southeastern Australia, with warmer than average days and nights are likely across the country. according to BOM’s latest three monthly outlook released today. The post Seasonal climate outlook Feb-Apr 2019 appeared… Read more »

Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 16 Jan 2019

A trough linked with remnants of ex-tropical cyclone Penny and produced moderate falls in northern Queensland, while a trough brought moderate falls to eastern New South Wales. The post Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 16 Jan 2019 appeared first on Beef Central. Source: Beef Central Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 16 Jan 2019

Seasonal climate outlook Jan-Mar 2019

Rainfall from January to March is likely to be below average for Western Australia, parts of the Northern Territory and eastern mainland Australia, with warmer than average days and nights also likely, according to BOM’s latest three monthly outlook released today. The post Seasonal climate outlook Jan-Mar 2019 appeared first on Sheep Central. Source:… Read more »

State of the Climate 2018: Bureau of Meteorology and CSIRO

The Australian Bureau of Meteorology and CSIRO have today released their fifth biennial State of the Climate report. The post State of the Climate 2018: Bureau of Meteorology and CSIRO appeared first on Beef Central. Source: Beef Central State of the Climate 2018: Bureau of Meteorology and CSIRO

Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 19 Dec 2018

A complex area of low pressure developed over Victoria, and brought moderate to locally heavy falls the southeast, while Tropical cyclone Owen brought heavy falls to the northern tropics and east coast of Queensland. The post Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 19 Dec 2018 appeared first on Beef Central. Source: Beef Central Weekly rainfall… Read more »

Two severe weather systems to impact eastern Australia

The Bureau of Meteorology is warning of the potential for severe weather throughout significant areas of eastern Australia in the coming days as two weather systems bring rain and thunderstorms across a large area. The post Two severe weather systems to impact eastern Australia appeared first on Beef Central. Source: Beef Central Two severe… Read more »

Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 12 Dec 2018

Broad low pressure troughs produced moderate falls through Western Australia and northern and eastern Australia, while heavy falls were recorded in the north tropical Queensland coast after ex-tropical cyclone Owen crossed near Port Douglas. The post Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 12 Dec 2018 appeared first on Beef Central. Source: Beef Central Weekly… Read more »

Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 5 Dec 2018

BROAD low pressure troughs produced moderate falls in northern and central Australia, while a deep low pressure system off the New South Wales coast produced locally heavy falls in Sydney, the Illawarra and Central Tablelands districts. The highest weekly total was 222 mm at Faulconbridge in the Central Tablelands of New South Wales. The post… Read more »

Seasonal climate outlook Dec 2018 – Feb 2019

Summer rainfall is forecast to be below average across much of northern Australia, with warmer than average days and nights likely, according to the Bureau of Meteorology’s three month seasonal climate outlook for December to February. The post Seasonal climate outlook Dec 2018 – Feb 2019 appeared first on Beef Central. Source: Beef Central … Read more »

Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 28 Nov 2018

Surface troughs generated storms and showers in northern, central and eastern Australia, while a series of cold fronts and associated low pressure systems produced moderate fall in the southeast. The post Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 28 Nov 2018 appeared first on Beef Central. Source: Beef Central Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 28… Read more »

Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 21 Nov 2018

A weak cold front resulted in light to moderate falls in southeast Australia at the start of the week, while a broad surface troughs across northern Australia produced thunderstorms and showers with moderate falls. The post Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 21 Nov 2018 appeared first on Sheep Central. Source: Sheep Central Weekly… Read more »

Not all forecasts predicting as dry a summer as BOM

The development of a positive Southern Annular Mode (SAM) and the chance of the Madden-Julian Oscillation (MJO) holding strength as it passes over Australia raises the possibility of increased moisture patterns over summer The post Not all forecasts predicting as dry a summer as BOM appeared first on Beef Central. Source: Beef Central Not… Read more »

Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 14 Nov 2018

A cloudband produced moderate falls from central to southeast Australia, and surface troughs resulted in moderate falls across the west, central and east of Australia. The post Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 14 Nov 2018 appeared first on Beef Central. Source: Beef Central Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 14 Nov 2018

Weird, wild and wonderful weather in BOM’s 2019 Calendar

From Antarctica to the Top End and lightning to icicles, climate extremes and everything in between are on display in the Australian Weather Calendar for 2019. The post Weird, wild and wonderful weather in BOM’s 2019 Calendar appeared first on Beef Central. Source: Beef Central Weird, wild and wonderful weather in BOM’s 2019 Calendar

Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 7 Nov 2018

Broad surface troughs produced showers and thunderstorms in central, northern and eastern Australia, while a cold front and pre-frontal trough brought moderate falls to parts of southeast Australia. The highest weekly total was 110 mm at Byfield Childs Road in central Queensland. The post Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 7 Nov 2018 appeared first on… Read more »

Seasonal climate outlook Nov 2018 – Jan 2019

November to January is likely to be drier than average for large parts of Australia, according to the latest three monthly seasonal climate outlook statement released by the Bureau of Meteorology this morning. The post Seasonal climate outlook Nov 2018 – Jan 2019 appeared first on Sheep Central. Source: Sheep Central Seasonal climate outlook… Read more »

Weekly rainfall wrap + 14 day rain outlook, 24 Oct 2018

Broad surface troughs across northern and eastern Australia produced moderate falls during the week, while cold fronts brought further falls to southeastern Australia. The post Weekly rainfall wrap + 14 day rain outlook, 24 Oct 2018 appeared first on Sheep Central. Source: Sheep Central Weekly rainfall wrap + 14 day rain outlook, 24 Oct… Read more »

Weekly rainfall wrap + 14 day rain outlook, 17 Oct 2018

A persistent surface trough and onshore flow brought moderate falls to southeastern Queensland and northeastern New South Wales, while troughs and a cold front tracked across southwest Western Australia throughout the week, producing  moderate falls in the southwest and southern coasts of the State. The post Weekly rainfall wrap + 14 day rain outlook, 17… Read more »

‘First look’ climate outlook released for Nov 18-Jan 19

The ‘first-look’ November 2018 to January 2019 rainfall and temperature outlook forecast issued today suggests below-average rainfall will be likely for much of eastern Australia, with warmer than average temperatures for much of the continent. The post ‘First look’ climate outlook released for Nov 18-Jan 19 appeared first on Beef Central. Source: Beef Central … Read more »

Eastern drought pushes Australian winter crop forecast lower

Australian winter crop production estimates continue to tumble as drought grips the eastern cropping regions, with INTL FCStone the latest crop-watcher to downgrade its projections for wheat, barley and canola. The post Eastern drought pushes Australian winter crop forecast lower appeared first on Grain Central. Source: Grain Central Eastern drought pushes Australian winter crop… Read more »

Weekly rainfall wrap + 14 day rain outlook, 10 Oct 2018

WELCOME rain over the past week in parts of New South Wales experiencing rainfall deficiencies, while low pressure systems and associated troughs produced rainfall for south west and south east Australia. The post Weekly rainfall wrap + 14 day rain outlook, 10 Oct 2018 appeared first on Sheep Central. Source: Sheep Central Weekly rainfall wrap + 14 day rain… Read more »

Bureau of Meteorology releases 2018-19 Tropical Cyclone Outlook

The Bureau of Meteorology’s 2018-19 Tropical Cyclone Outlook released this morning shows fewer tropical cyclones than usual are likely for the coming cyclone season from October through to April 2019. The post Bureau of Meteorology releases 2018-19 Tropical Cyclone Outlook appeared first on Beef Central. Source: Beef Central Bureau of Meteorology releases 2018-19 Tropical Cyclone… Read more »

Weekly rainfall wrap + 14 day rain outlook, 3 Oct 2018

A series of surface level troughs produced moderate falls and thunderstorms across southeast Queensland and northeast New South Wales, while complex low pressure systems in southern Western Australia generated moderate falls along the west and south coasts and southern Goldfields District. The post Weekly rainfall wrap + 14 day rain outlook, 3 Oct 2018 appeared… Read more »

Weekly rainfall wrap + 14 day rain outlook, 26 Sept 2018

Rainfall was generally restricted to coastal areas of the east and south of the country, and Tasmania. Cold fronts and onshore flow produced moderate falls in western Tasmania, southern VIC, and the north coast of NSW, while isolated thunderstorms brought light falls in the Kimberley in WA and the NT’s southwest. The post Weekly rainfall wrap +… Read more »