SECOND LOWEST FIRST QUARTER RAINFALL IN 99 YEARS

SECOND LOWEST FIRST QUARTER RAINFALL IN 99 YEARS

Official rainfall for the month of February was a lowly 9.4mm. The long term average is 38.2mm. February rainfall was 28.8mm or 75% lower than the long term average. The combined total for January and February was 22.2mm. The only two January and February totals lower...
MURRINDINDI FILM SOCIETY OPENS 2019 SEASON

MURRINDINDI FILM SOCIETY OPENS 2019 SEASON

On Friday 12th April Murrindindi Film Society’s 2019 season opens at the Yea Shire Chambers with the American classic “The Grapes of Wrath”.  Doors will open at 6.45 p.m. for drinks and nibbles. Based on John Steinbeck’s Pulitzer Prize winning novel, the film is set...
BOM Explains Why Yea Receives Less Rainfall

BOM Explains Why Yea Receives Less Rainfall

I recently sent in a request to the Bureau of Meteorology for an explanation as to the reason for the rain band splitting near Yea. I received the following reply….. “We often see these kinds of rain effects across eastern Victoria, where the terrain is...
Little Chance of Significant Rainfall Up to 21st March

Little Chance of Significant Rainfall Up to 21st March

The medium term outlook for significant rainfall in and around Yea is still not looking good. Apart from a 50% chance of showers on the 10th and a 60% chance of showers on the 12th March, no other rainfall is forecast up until at least the 21st March. Again...
First Rainfall in 18 Days

First Rainfall in 18 Days

Yea received a small amount of rainfall today totalling around 2mm. This was the first rainfall in Yea since 13th...