AN UNSTABLE south-westerly air stream over the past week resulted in persistent rainfall across much of Tasmania and southern Victoria, and extending into the New South Wales southern tablelands.
Weekly totals of up to 50 mm were recorded in these areas, increasing to up to 100 mm for West Gippsland and up to 150 mm for western Tasmania.
A coastal trough along with the passage of a cold front over the South West Land Division (SWLD) in Western Australia resulted in widespread rainfall of up to 50 mm over much of the west coast and south-west, increasing to up to 100 mm for the far south-west of the SWLD.
Northern Queensland recorded around 25–50 mm of rainfall, locally higher, during the first three days of the week.
The highest weekly total (to 9 am 13 June) was 211.8 mm at Scotts Peak Dam (in western Tasmania) and the highest daily total was 84.0 mm at Rollingstone on the 7th (to the north of Townsville on the central coast of Queensland).