We could tell you how happy people living in drought-affected areas of NSW and Queensland were last night as they finally heard the sweet sound of rain, but it’s a much more heart-warming experience coming straight from them…
For generation’s they’ve always known how to celebrate rain in Bourke! The boys enjoying the rain last night at the Port Of Bourke Hotel, Bourke NSW. Go follow their FB Page! Or better yet pop in for a beer! #rain #drought #bourke #nsw #australia @bundabergrum pic.twitter.com/PjqUiQBxTg
— RFTTE (@rftte) November 3, 2019
BOM recorded up to 100mm of rainfall in some parts of our State.
It’s raining in parts of Central West NSW. May it keep raining and raining over the whole district.
— Samuel Clark (@sclark_melbs) November 3, 2019
Heavy rain in many parts of western NSW https://t.co/8cy9FbEBpf
— The Land (@thelandnews) November 3, 2019
14-year-old Anicia Brown celebrates in the rain in Walgett, north-west NSW. The town’s currently on level 5 water restrictions pic.twitter.com/GKtZ0luBBN
— Lucy Thackray (@LucyThack) November 3, 2019
WATCH >> Farmers and their families are celebrating after heavy rain fell in drought-stricken parts of QLD and NSW.
Finally, it’s raining cats and dogs https://t.co/D42hNDDBCn A rare deluge over swathes of drought-plagued western NSW has caused farmers and residents to revel in their freshly soaked red earth. This is great news but they need more
— Kate?M© (@Kate3015) November 4, 2019
The downpour doesn’t solve the problem but it was a welcome relief for those doing it tough and praying for much-needed rain.