Just How Bad The Drought is In Victoria!

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Old Jul 26th 2009, 10:49 am
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Default Just How Bad The Drought is In Victoria!

Here is a link showing the rainfall defecit in Victoria, its a bad state of affairs,

They say the number plates are going to change to, VICTORIA, THE DESERT STATE.


http://www.bom.gov.au/jsp/awap/rain/...6month&area=vc
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Melbourne is in the Lowest on Record Areas
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Melbourne is in the Lowest on Record Areas
Good weather for soap dodgers.
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So we know the next person who says they do not want to live in Melbourne because it rains a lot are imagining things. The posts about the wet in Melbourne really amuses me, we wish.
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It's really noticeable around February when the parks in Melbourne turn to dust!
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pffffft... That's nothing

Combined dam levels of 27% for Melbourne!

Up until 18 months ago South East QLD had combined dam levels of 17%
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pffffft... That's nothing

Combined dam levels of 27% for Melbourne!

Up until 18 months ago South East QLD had combined dam levels of 17%
Gee now I've seen it all!!! "My state is more of a natural disaster area than your state - nerr-nerr"

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Its raining quite alot this time of year, part of my land in flooded, its really only in summer theres not much rain, if you live on an acreage the smart thing to do is to get some big rain tanks and catch all the stacks of rain you get in winter then you have enough for summer.
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pffffft... That's nothing

Combined dam levels of 27% for Melbourne!

Up until 18 months ago South East QLD had combined dam levels of 17%
Yes but as of now they at 77% because there has been that much rain up there, There is no end in sight down here and worst conditions are predicted this Spring Summer with an El Nino on its way.....
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Yes but as of now they at 77% because there has been that much rain up there, There is no end in sight down here and worst conditions are predicted this Spring Summer with an El Nino on its way.....
yeah, but that's not to say the same won't happen in VIC too
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Move to Brisbane plenty of water here
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So we know the next person who says they do not want to live in Melbourne because it rains a lot are imagining things. The posts about the wet in Melbourne really amuses me, we wish.
As do the posts about Melbourne weather being similar to Britain's.
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Move to Brisbane plenty of water here
Yeah but its full of crocs and sharks
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As do the posts about Melbourne weather being similar to Britain's.
similar to britain in the same way:
# the irish sound like the scottish
# the welsh look like the cornish
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similar to britain in the same way:
# the irish sound like the scottish
# the welsh look like the cornish
and the New Zealanders sound like the Aussies

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