Wetter than normal summer predicted
Matthew Bass, Meteorologist at the Bureau of Meteorology, regarding forecasts warning Australia can expect a wetter than normal summer, though bush and grass fires cannot be ruled out completely.
The outlook for summer has been issued as Australia continues to experience an active La Niña event which is expected to remain until at least the start of autumn.
The Bureau’s Head of Operational Climate Services Dr Andrew Watkins said this means large parts of eastern Australia have an increased risk of flooding.
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