In 2019, Australia recorded its driest spring ever which fueled the dreadful bushfire in multiple Australian states and territories. This year, spring is likely to look so different for most parts of the country.
Australia has in recent years bore the brunt of the costly effects of climate change as the country continues to get battered by extreme weather events including heatwaves, floods, heavy storms, rising temperatures and prolonged drought, all of which have increased the risks of disease, damage, injury and even death.
The wild weather spectacle is far from over, with bureau of meteorologist (BOM) warning that storms, snow, wind, rain, freezing temperatures and violent seas were all on the menu.
Almost 80,000 jobs are set to be created through a new stimulus plan aimed at rescue the country’s economy from current recession caused by the effects of Covid-19 while helping tackle the climate crisis; this is according to an analysis recently commissioned by the Climate Council.
Residents living in areas prone to floods have been advised to secure any loose items in their outdoors as motorists are warned against driving through flooded roads or waters.
In the past three years, Tullamore has received very little rainfall, but recent showers have given Mr Fitzgerald a reason for cautious optimism that the end of the prolonged drought could just be around the corner.
As the Australian economy continues to slow down, Chifley has already identified some retail spaces, Greenfield residential developments and retail spaces as well as industrial and hospitality oriented commercial premises as the sectors it won’t offer financing in the second half year of 2020.
Victoria is expected to start bright with striking sunshine before seeing late showers in parts of southeast on Tuesday, as well as more rainfall in parts of southwest come Wednesday.
A trough and low system is expected to generate powerful winds, heavy rainfall and huge waves in the eastern parts of NSW and showers in parts of eastern Victoria along with the alpine snow.
The South Coast of NSW is set to be bombarded by about 100mm of rain on Monday as a combination of strong winds, heavy rains and dangerous surfs are set to hit Sydney on Tuesday.