Eastern States Severe Weather Event - September 2010

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Eastern States Severe Weather Event - September 2010

Postby @weather_wa » Sun Sep 05, 2010 3:55 pm

The Eastern states have been getting some severe weather over the weekend, with severe storms hitting South Australia, Victoria, and New South Wales over the last few days causing damage and flooding.

Adelaide has had wettest September in years:

http://www.weatherzone.com.au/news/a-mi ... aide/14959

And Gail forced winds knocking out power to over 59,000 homes:

http://www.weatherzone.com.au/news/gale ... omes/14963

NSW has also been battered by severe weather, and Gail forced winds, knocking out power to over 20,000 homes:

http://www.weatherzone.com.au/news/no-p ... torm/14969

Victoria is going through a flood crisis:

http://www.weatherzone.com.au/news/hund ... ster/14967

http://www.weatherzone.com.au/news/army ... tims/14970

And have had their best rainfall for the year so far:

http://www.weatherzone.com.au/news/vict ... year/14962

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Re: Eastern States Severe Weather Event - September 2010

Postby Cmon Aussie Cmon » Sun Sep 05, 2010 9:15 pm

70mm recorded in half an hour at Parawa, SA
Is it an error?
http://www.weatherzone.com.au/station.j ... st=ob&ut=1

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Re: Eastern States Severe Weather Event - September 2010

Postby Fu Manchu » Mon Sep 06, 2010 10:47 pm

SA wine fellas are pretty bloody happy. Many were facing the prospect of dead vines this year. Many vines have been in for 100-80 years and never had the soil gone so dry, so deep. Saved by some of the best rains in living memory.

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