The 2011-12 summer finished with floods, but this summer is proving to be drier than average.January 1, 2013 4:20am
For most parts of northern Victoria and southern Riverina, rainfall in December is about half of the average.
Weather stations at Shepparton, Echuca, Deniliquin and Kerang have recorded dry Novembers and Decembers, while Yarrawonga was the exception with slightly above average rain in December.
In February and March this year, Shepparton received a total of 186
For the last month of 2012, Shepparton received only 11.8
Echuca recorded only a total of 17
Benalla recorded 25
At Kerang only 15
Yarrawonga recorded 39
No rain is forecast for the next week and temperatures are expected to climb to the high 30s or touch on 40°C on Friday or Saturday.
Emergency services are attending a gas leak on Casey St in Tatura.
Yarrawonga Pigeons dynamo Craig Ednie has won his third consecutive and seventh in total Chronicle Award after another brilliant season in the Ovens and Murray Football League.
It has been a successful year for Bega Cheese, which reflects on Tatura Milk Industries, with chair Barry Irvin announcing recently that Bega Cheese’s normalised earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation was $55.7 million and normalised profit after tax of $22 million.
FORKLIFT driver Hayden Moore has a hairy issue, and a lofty ambition.
MORE than 50 years of regulation have taken their toll by reversing the natural flow patterns of the Campaspe.
CFA called to farm fire
Hundreds flock to Avenel to learn a thing or three.
Tocumwal Lions Club has plans to purchase the Bowling Club site for an aged care facility, which will only happen if the merger between the Tocumwal bowls and golf clubs proceeds.
THE Heathcote community is readying itself for the official opening of the Heathcote Health Primary Care redevelopment.
Three Cobram teens have been arrested by police after they allegedly stole tractors from Cobram and Tocumwal and caused about $30 000 in damage.
Rhinos make strong impression in MVCA’s division one comp.
Free entry is being offered at this year’s annual Lancefield Show to support the fire ravaged community.
The Benalla Bushrangers were unable to record wins in the opening Wangaratta and District Cricket Association matches.
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