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Sydney to cop a drenching after record dry

Sydney to cop a drenching after record dry

It's the start of a welcome wet few days for the state as NSW remains in drought.

  • by Rachel Clun

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Sydney tipped to get best rainfall for three months later in the week
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Sydney tipped to get best rainfall for three months later in the week

Sydney and parts of NSW could collect their best rainfall totals in more than three months according to current forecasts for later this week.

  • by Peter Hannam
Rainfall tallies plummet after Australia's driest September on record
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Rainfall tallies plummet after Australia's driest September on record

Australia notched its driest September on record, less than a third of the usual rainfall, leaving farmers and firefighters increasingly desperate for rain.

  • by Peter Hannam
The refreshing scent of spring

The refreshing scent of spring

I first grew lemongrass here about 40 years ago. It promptly died with the first frost.

  • by Jackie French
'Bad for farmers': Indian Ocean shift not positive for spring rains
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'Bad for farmers': Indian Ocean shift not positive for spring rains

The outlook for early decent rains that would ease the drought and elevated bushfire risks over eastern Australia is dimming even as the chance of an El Nino appears to be receding, climate models suggest.

  • by Peter Hannam