See saw east coast / west coast weather pattern proved

Gregor Heard
By Gregor Heard
Updated May 26 2021 - 1:17am, first published May 25 2021 - 11:00pm
Wet and dry conditions across the country are linked and will see-saw, with dry conditions in the west and wet in the east and vice versa according to recent research.

IT IS an old bit of Aussie farming folklore, that if it is wet on the east coast it will be dry on the west and vice versa.


Gregor Heard

Gregor Heard

National Grains Industry Reporter

Gregor Heard is Fairfax Ag Media's national grains industry reporter, based in Horsham, Victoria. He has a wealth of knowledge surrounding the cropping sector through his ten 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. Away from work, he is a keen traveller, having spent his long service leave last year in Spain learning the language.

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