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Here at North Lakes I am still hoping for some decent rain, my water tank has been empty for months. The Sunshine Coast gets it in buckets full and from Brisbane south gets lots, but North Lakes seems to be in a dry corridor, when it rains we are lucky if we get 10mm.

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Comment by Lissa on November 18, 2013 at 4:38

It's a good feeling to have water in the tank. Mine must be full now - will check shortly.

Comment by Michael Hoff on November 17, 2013 at 21:45

Writing about how dry it is worked, I got a good few showers in the last few days, even a little hail. The water tank is now half full.

Comment by Jake on November 15, 2013 at 8:28

Got 60mm in a few hours last night in Nundah! That's more than the rest of the years rain combined!

Comment by Lissa on November 15, 2013 at 5:26

In Strathpine and we had terrific rain last night, so hope you got it at North Lakes Michael. It was so good I sat outside on the porch with a dog on my lap and another at my feet just admiring it!

Comment by Elaine de Saxe on November 14, 2013 at 21:10

You must be in that same 'rain shadow' we're in at Deception Bay. Often storms are to the north and to the south and we get some sprinkles but that's all. We've had 2 hailstorms in 11 years and some strong winds and rain but usually we are quite sheltered here and the down-side of that is less rain. I can live with that! We got 44mm last night which was good.

Comment by Valerie on November 14, 2013 at 17:54
We had a moat around the house. I did not even have to fill the new wicking beds.
Comment by Craig Hogan on November 14, 2013 at 17:08
It's pretty bad here too. I was at Stafford and the rain was that severe that I was getting wheel spin on a driveway. I live 10 mins away from there and we had no rain today.

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