Tinaroo is now at 71% of capacity. Up from 47.7% at the end of February. Still a way to go to full supply.
Coastal parts of tropical Queensland experienced very heavy rainfall during the past week. Widespread totals of more than 500 mm were recorded on the east coast between Mossman and Ingham. Some sites near Innisfail, the wettest region in Australia on average, had more than 900 mm during the week. The highest rainfall total of 926 mm was recorded at Topaz rainfall station. Significant flooding and infrastructure damage was widely reported across the region.