The paddocks are green, the cows are happy, and many farmers are smiling after weeks of rain.
But it might not be enough to declare an end to Queensland’s drought.
- March was a wet month for Queensland with some areas recording their highest daily rainfall for the month on record
- The BOM says more rain is needed over the coming months to make up for a run of dry years
- Local committees will soon meet to decide whether to revoke drought declarations
The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) said more follow up rain was needed over the coming months.
“The effect of that rainfall will only last so long. It’s really going to give benefit for a period of time, a few months,” said the BOM’s Luke Shelley.
Almost 67 per cent of the state remains…