29.1 C
Bundaberg
Wednesday, February 19, 2020
Home News Weather Welcome rain drenches Bundaberg Region

Welcome rain drenches Bundaberg Region

Welcome rain on Moore Park Road
Water on Moore Park Beach Road this morning after last night's rain.

The Bundaberg region has been given a welcome drenching with good rainfall overnight in most parts of district including falls above 50mm.

In the 24 hours up to 9am this morning Bargara had 69mm, while Gooburrum had 50mm and Moore Park Beach 83.

Water covered Moore Park Beach Road in several places – a rare sight in recent months.

Alloway cane and peanut farmer Dean Cayley was delighted with the welcome rain overnight.

“We had 25mm at Alloway and have had up to 160mm in the last two weeks,” Dean said.

“This rainfall will definitely put moisture into the ground and hopefully we’ll get some run-off to help fill the dams up and recharge the underground.”

Other substantial falls include Gregory River 60mm, Bundaberg South 30, Gaeta 27, Childers 25 and Woodgate 22 while Gin Gin had just 4mm.

With showers and rain forecast for the rest of the week, there should be smiles on the faces of gardeners and farmers around the Bundaberg Region.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

- Advertisment -

Latest news

Missione del passaporto italiano a Bundaberg

The Consulate of Italy has planned a mission to Bundaberg on 28 February at The Waves Sports Club for Italian passport applications.

Car park improved at Wallaville Kindy-Care

Bundaberg Regional Council has completed an upgrade to the Wallaville Kindy-Care car park, which is appreciated by staff and families.

CQUniversity Alumni award winners announced

Bundaberg Region residents Tanya O'Shea and Leslie Lowe have received accolades in CQUniversity’s 2020 Alumni Award winners lineup.

Cr Ross Sommerfeld: 12 years planning for our future

Bundaberg Now spoke to Cr Ross Sommerfeld ahead of his retirement from local government after 12 years as a Councillor

Recent Comments

CONNECT

20,561FansLike
3,513FollowersFollow
82FollowersFollow
60SubscribersSubscribe
>