Tag: rainfall

Eyes to the sky

Limestone Coast primary producers are still looking to the skies, despite last week’s rainfall in the region.
While 13mm of rain was recorded at the...

Green drought mayday

Limestone Coast farmers are facing the very real prospect of a “green drought” due to a combination of weather factors.
As the region struggles through...

Grain prices strong

Despite a favourable start to the 2023-24 season, below average late winter and spring rainfall in all grain producing areas limited yield potential in...

Heat a hot topic

The region sweltered through a scorching heatwave over the weekend, however a number of long standing weather records were broken in Mount Gambier in...

Spring rainfall ‘critical’

Below average rainfall received in significant areas of South Australia during July and August may limit crop potential after a promising start in autumn...

Lake water flows

Despite above average rainfall, current flow rates suggest that Lake George may not need to be opened to the sea at Beachport before November. This...

Sinkhole opens near city railway lands

Heavy rain has led to a sizeable sinkhole opening in the heart of Mount Gambier. A portion of the ground in the walkway between Margaret...

Water main breaks reach five year low

Awetter than average end to 2022, combined with SA Water’s continued investment in maintaining South Australia’s water network, has underpinned the lowest number of...

Indicator ‘hits high’

The Western Young Cattle Indicator (WYCI) hit a new record this week at 1222.66¢/kg cwt after strong April rainfall in WA improved restocker sentiments. This...