Tag: weather

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...

Weather tech boost

Limestone Coast farmers set to benefit from new Mesonet weather network
Primary producers across the Limestone Coast can now access the latest weather information to...

Rain makes welcome return

Mount Gambier has finally received a decent drop of rain, with 11.4mm falling overnight on Monday, ending the city’s dry spell. This came after the...

Storm leaves trail of destruction

The clean-up in Millicent will continue today (Thursday) in the wake of Tuesday night’s suspected tornado.
High winds, hail and torrential rain struck just before...

Wild weather
hits town hard

Emergency Services volunteers were swamped with call outs for assistance in Naracoorte on Friday as a severe rain event lashed the region.
State Emergency Service...

Winter rain record washed away

Mount Gambier has experienced its wettest June on record, surpassing the previous record in 2016 by 2.2mm. Mount Gambier had a total of 165.2mm of...

Ag resilience investment

An additional $100,000 has been invested by the Limestone Coast Landscape Board into the region’s agricultural industry groups to build resilience in primary production...

Rain arrives in time

Alast-minute surge of rain tipped the region over its May monthly average. Up until May 25, Mount Gambier had only recorded 45mm of rain for...

SES urges residents to prepare as winter nears

The South Australian State Emergency Service is reminding people to be proactive and act now to prepare for severe weather ahead of the coming...

Better weather information on horizon for farmers

Primary producers in the Limestone Coast will soon benefit from new high-tech automatic weather stations as part of a regional investment by the State...

High livestock demand forecast this summer

Last week the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) announced a La Niña has developed over the tropics of the Pacific Ocean. A La Niña traditionally brings...

Fair weather fishos miss out on good catch

A wild spell of weather has kept all-but the keenest of anglers at home for the bulk of the past week. Massive seas, gale force...

Bumper livestock season forecast

The forecast of a wet spring in many key sheep producing regions in Australia will drive the national flock to over 70 million head...

Animal transport safety drive

When it comes to transporting livestock, loading and unloading are some of the most dangerous parts of the process and contribute to high rates...

Weather dampens crop-growers’ spirits

Graziers in the Lower South East are currently benefitting from favourable circumstances according to the latest State Government report. “Livestock are in good condition and...