Rain relief the biggest in months

THERE was a distinct freshness in the air across the region on Saturday morning after another dose of much-needed rain cleared the way for perfect weekend of weather.

The Bureau of Meteorology's 24-hour rainfall totals to 9am Saturday produced some impressive figures.

Miriam Vale - currently under water restrictions - topped the chart with a heavenly 95mm, although some backyard gauges tipped the 100mm mark.

A BOM spokesman said the majority came in two bands on Friday night - 7-9pm and 1-3am.

RAINFALL TOTALS

  • Miriam Vale: 95mm
  • Nagoorin: 85mm
  • Gladstone: 82mm
  • Iveragh: 63mm
  • Captain Creek: 60mm
  • Gladstone Airport: 53mm
  • Town of 1770: 51mm
  • Boyne Island: 36mm
  • Mt Larcom: 32mm
  • Calliope: 30mm
  • Benaraby: 26mm

(24 hour rainfall up to 9am Saturday).



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