Widespread soaking rain, unexpected but welcome

Judith Maizey
Updated July 2 2024 - 9:32am, first published June 27 2024 - 5:33pm
Lara Farmer, Mt Elsa, Canoona, with her cousin, Jarvis Collins, couldn't resist jumping in "a puddle" after 112 mm fell at Mt Elsa in 30 hours. Picture: Claire Farmer
Lara Farmer, Mt Elsa, Canoona, with her cousin, Jarvis Collins, couldn't resist jumping in "a puddle" after 112 mm fell at Mt Elsa in 30 hours. Picture: Claire Farmer

Widespread heavy rain across a fair belt of central Queensland that extended north to Charters Towers and out to Richmond has put smiles on the faces of producers, who had struggling crops, empty dams and dry, frosted grass.

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Judith Maizey

Judith Maizey

Journalist

Judith Maizey has worked as a journalist and communications specialist for more than 30 years throughout Queensland and NSW. Working for Queensland Country Life, she is always up for a chat and loves a good story. Contact 0417 546 616. E: judith.maizey@queenslandcountrylife.com.au

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