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news.com.au 23 Nov, 2021 07:45 am

Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne weather: ‘Very, very wet’ few days in store

Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne weather: ‘Very, very wet’ few days in store
Forecasters have said “half the country” could see rain this week, much of it heavy, as moisture from a tropical cyclone merges with humidity over the east.

Forecasters have said “half the country” could see rain this week, much of it heavy, as moisture from a tropical cyclone merges with humidity over the east.This week’s rain event, the latest in a long line of inclement weather, is a hallmark of the La Nina climate driver which was officially called today.Huge amounts of Australia are likely to see rain this week.Broken Hill will get up to 55mm of rain this week; Merimbula 70mm; Orange 80mm and a similar level in Ballina.

Afternoon storms in Darwin could bring some rain this week, the heaviest is likely to be on Saturday with 5-15mm falling.Sydney and Brisbane could see up to 50mm of rain for the rest of this week, Canberra between 50 and almost 100mm and for Melbourne 30mm.

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