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It has been somewhat of a rarity over the past three years but the forecast rain over the past week has more than lived up to its potential.
Rain is coming for much of eastern and northern Australia, but not until early 2020 the latest BoM modeling suggests.
It will be patchy and not everyone will get as much as they want but meteorologists are predicting the most widespread falls in six months.
The current Indian Ocean Dipole positive event, consistent with dry conditions, is the strongest in nearly 20 years.
Farmers through SA and Victoria are anxiously looking over paddocks to assess the damage from a wave of frosts through September.
A rare climatic event has taken place over the Antarctic - and it is not good for those looking for rain.