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November rain puts spring in farmers', firies steps - Bega District News

by | July 29, 2014

By Brooke Ormes

HEAVY late spring rains have transformed the Bega Valley into a patchwork of healthy green pastures. 

To date the recorded rainfall for Bega township in November was 186.6mm, and similar totals have been recorded in other parts of the shire.  

Rain was accompanied by fierce electrical storms on Thursday and Saturday nights, however Bega State Emergency Services (SES) said it did not receive any calls for help.

The downpours have certainly brought a smile to local farmers, who were concerned about dry conditions throughout the winter. 

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