Newspaper article News Mail Bundaberg Qld.

Rain Eases after October Record 533mm

Newspaper article News Mail Bundaberg Qld.

Rain Eases after October Record 533mm

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THE Bundaberg region will feel a reprieve from the wet weather, according to the latest statement by the Bureau of Meteorology.

The rain is expected to ease this weekend.

The combined rainfall totals this week and earlier this month, have seen new October records in the Bundaberg area.

Bundaberg has so far recorded 533mm, breaking the previous record of 281mm set in 1953 by 252mm.

A Bureau of Meteorology spokesperson said areas affected in the Wide Bay and Burnett region were not expected to be significantly impacted by the latest weather system.

The system shows a trough moving through southern inland regions of Queensland will bring rain to the coast today, but is not expected to deliver the high rainfall totals seen earlier in the week.

The cloud band has already delivered some welcome relief to south-western areas.

The Bulloo and Paroo rivers on the southern border of Queensland will be monitored over the weekend, as minor flooding may occur. …

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