Weird patterns on radar as rain band hits

Gregor Heard
August 7 2020 - 6:00pm
Interaction between the radar and the cloud cover associated with the rain caused weird images on weather maps on Friday.
Interaction between the radar and the cloud cover associated with the rain caused weird images on weather maps on Friday.

IT WAS enough to pique the interest of the scores of farmers through Victoria and southern NSW poring over the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) radar looking for forecast crop-saving rain on Friday.

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Gregor Heard

Gregor Heard

National Grains Industry Reporter

Gregor Heard is ACM's national grains industry reporter, based in Horsham, Victoria. He has a wealth of knowledge surrounding the cropping sector through his 15 years in the role. Prior to that he was with the Fairfax network as a reporter with Stock & Land. Some of the major issues he has reported on during his time with the company include the deregulation of the export wheat market, the introduction of genetically modified crops and the fight to protect growers better from grain trader insolvencies. Still involved with the family farm he is passionate about rural Australia and its people and hopes to use his role to act as an advocate for those involved in the grain sector.

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