Extreme rainfall and droughts are deeply ingrained in Australia’s climate history. A major driver for rainfall variability in Australia is ENSO (El Nino Southern Oscillation). The Bureau of Meteorology has announced a La Niña has developed in the Pacific Ocean which will see wet conditions hit eastern and northern Australia this summer.
Be prepared for heavy rainfall and possibly floods by following these simple steps:
For more information on preparing for heavy rainfall and floods, visit the SES website.
Climate Wise Communities Ryde
Download the Get Prepared App
SES Emergency Plan
Floodplain Risk Management Studies and Plans
SES Flood Safe
Bureau of Meteorology
Early Warning Network
Power Outages – AusGrid
Be storm safe