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Wednesday 26 January 2000

Today's weather extremes

Heavy rain causes flash flooding in central Victoria 07May00

Highest rainfall, 24 hours to 9am

92.4 Bambaroo Ingham Qld
91.0 Lansdowne WA
88.6 Innisfail Qld
78.6 Cardwell Qld
Heavy rain produced local flash flooding in North Central and Central districts of Victoria. Warrandyte, 22km east of Melbourne CBD, reported local flooding. Mia Mia, 35km SE of Bendigo, reported 45mm in three-quarters of an hour, while Campbelltown, 25km SE of Maryborough, recorded 39mm in half an hour.

Highest & Lowest Temps

Maximum Minimum
42.6 Thargomindah Qld 30.7 Bedourie Qld
30.0 Windorah Qld
6.8 Mt Wellington Tas -3.0 Thredbo Village NSW

Greatest variations from normal

Maximum Minimum
39.7 Carnarvon AP WA
24.5 Broken Hill City NSW
19.0 Warburton AF WA
21.6 Marla SA
24.3 Yeelirrie WA
-3.0 Thredbo Village NSW
Other extreme readings
Mia Mia Vic: 45mm in 45m, time unknown.
Campbelltown Vic: 39mm in 30m, time unknown.

Wind gusts:
Connellan AP Yulara NT: 104km/h at time unknown.

Records set this day
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