Sunshine to Return as the Clouds Clear; El Nino Tipped to Make Summer Hot and Dry
Byline: TONI SOMES
AT 89, Rebecca Dippelsmann might occasionally grimace about her arthritis, but she would never complain about watering her garden.
"At my age I am lucky to have one," she quipped.
Despite her good fortune she would still like to see the Rose City get a drenching.
"We had 15mm (Monday night), but it just wets the surface. It's been dry so long; we really need decent soaking rain," Mrs Dippelsmann said.
A country girl at heart - her family, the Darrs, once owned Old Talgai Station - she has seen her share of droughts.
"I've been in Warwick 46 years and it's probably as dry now as ever," she said.
Wet weather offered a temporary reprieve this week with our highest falls recorded in the Sandy Creek area where cattleman John Robson measured a gratifying 60mm to 6am yesterday.
Other falls of 10mm to 25mm were recorded across the Southern Downs with the Bureau of Meteorology …
Questia, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning. www.questia.com
Publication information: Article title: Sunshine to Return as the Clouds Clear; El Nino Tipped to Make Summer Hot and Dry. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: Daily News (Warwick, Australia). Publication date: October 28, 2009. Page number: 2. © 2009 APN Newspapers Pty Ltd. COPYRIGHT 2009 Gale Group.
This material is protected by copyright and, with the exception of fair use, may not be further copied, distributed or transmitted in any form or by any means.