Outback rain looms as Pacific Ocean moisture drifts over Australia
Thursday September 17, 2020 – 14:50 EST
Parts of central Australia could see a season’s worth of rain during the next few days as the country gets a taste of the developing La Niña conditions in the Pacific Ocean.
Two upper-level low pressure troughs interacting with moisture-laden air from the Pacific Ocean will cause widespread rain and thunderstorms across southern, central, and eastern Australia during the next four-to-five days.
The first wave of rain and storms will soak a broad area of southern and central Australia on Thursday and Friday, before spreading across some inland districts of Victoria,…