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BoM outlook warns eastern Australia could face flooding in wetter-than-average summer – The Guardian

Active La Niña event until February could bring deluge to east coast, but bushfire risk still high in south-east

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Large parts of eastern Australia could be at risk of flooding in what is expected to be a wetter-than-average summer.
The Bureau of Meteorology has released its annual summer climate outlook, forecasting above-average daytime temperatures across parts of south-east and far-west Australia, as well as along the northern coastline.
The outlook also forecasts above-average rainfall, especially across the east coast, as an active La Niña event continues to affect the weather.
Dr Andrew Watkins, the bureaus…

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