Whitsundays Regional Report 3rd March

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A round up of news and events from across the region in this week’s Whitsundays Regional Report. Proserpine residents ask the tough questions to election candidates, finding out how much rain summer brought, a troublesome weed in the Peter Faust Dam, Proserpine State School gets a reward and a … [Read more...]

Flood warning for the Don River catchment


Warnings of heavy rainfall and flooding in North Queensland have been issued by the Bureau of Meteorology. Residents of the Whitsundays are especially asked to stay alert with warnings of flooding in the Don River catchment. River levels have peaked in the Don River catchment following the … [Read more...]

BOM promises farmers better seasonal forecasting


Farmers and growers often find themselves at the mercy of Mother Nature, but her movements are about to become easier to predict with improved seasonal forecasting. The Bureau of Meteorology will invest $3.3 million to improve the accuracy and frequency of seasonal projections in order to aid … [Read more...]