TWO meteorologists arrived in the Riverland on Monday to gain an understanding of how the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) can be used to “add value” to the local agricultural industry.
UNSEASONABLE rainfall has this week soaked the region, leaving emergency services to protect properties under threat from flood – and more than 1000 locals without power.
A PUBLIC weather forecasting service says claims on the proposed removal of local meteorology services in South Australia are false.
A LOCAL MP says he will fight proposed cuts to a public weather forecasting service relied on by Riverland farmers and recreational fishers.
WINDY weather rattled trees across the Riverland last Thursday, with local State Emergency Service (SES) crews attending seven call-outs across the region.
UNSEASONABLY warm temperatures, low rainfall and dry soil have this week triggered extreme fire danger warnings in the Riverland.
LOCALS looked to keep cool over the weekend as temperatures across the Riverland soared to 46.5C on Saturday afternoon.
RIVERLANDERS can expect a maximum of 32C on New Year’s Eve before the mercury drops to about 20C as the clock ticks towards midnight.