La Nina event could briefly hit 2010 levels but less flooding expected

Gregor Heard
By Gregor Heard
Updated November 1 2020 - 11:12pm, first published October 28 2020 - 10:00pm
Andrew Watkins, BOM climatologist says we're in for a short and sharp La Nina weather event over the summer period.

THE EAGERLY anticipated La Nina weather event, which has been partially responsible for the good rainfall in many regions over spring is now in danger of overstaying its welcome with some.


Gregor Heard

Gregor Heard

National Grains Industry Reporter

Gregor Heard is ACM's national grains industry reporter, based in Horsham, Victoria. He has a wealth of knowledge surrounding the cropping sector through his 15 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.

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