Welcome rain but more needed


Some areas of the Bundaberg Region have received welcome rain but overall it's been patchy.

Kullogum near Childers had 49mm in a storm according to the weather bureau and power was disrupted in several areas.

Around Woodgate there were sufficient falls to ease fire conditions, but QFES has a warning for residents to stay informed.

Rainfall reports up to 8.20pm showed the following:

  • Gin Gin 22mm
  • Splitters Creek 18mm
  • Bundaberg 7mm
  • Bargara 4mm

Lightning and thunder failed to deliver much rain.

Wednesday's weather forecast is for a sunny morning with a slight chance of a shower in the afternoon and evening.

Power was cut in areas around Childers and Gin Gin. For more information see Ergon Energy.