Some recent weather events

Australia has had some fairly severe weather recently with floods being the most recent.  Fortunately for us we have not been troubled by flood although when we were away this week, so I could participate in a group bike ride, our village had 60mm of rainfall in one day.  That is a huge amount compared…

Long overdue rain

It has been many weeks since we have had decent rain here in Metung and yesterday that situation was remedied with a vengeance. We received  103mm of rain during the night and day. Needless to say it was more than the driveway could cope with and the road outside our house was almost covered from…

The mother of all weather stations

My husband is a keen follower of the weather.  In fact you could almost say he is fanatical about weather records so it was with heavy heart that he discovered his weather monitor outdoor sensor had been knocked off the wall during heavy winds recently and was no longer working.  What to do? He did…