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Thread #36608 Message #3074223
Posted By: The Fooles Troupe
14-Jan-11 - 03:52 AM
Thread Name: What's the weather like where you are?
Subject: RE: What's the weather like where you are?
"No sign of global warming"
Queensland's 'Salad Bowl' is now officially considered destroyed in the floods in the Lockyer Valley (where the 'inland tsunami' went thru). Dairying, growing plants in the ground, etc, will take up to a decade to get back to the capability that previously existed.
We have had several '1 in a 100 year critical events' in a few months here, there definitely has been a change/blip in the normal cycle of the last 250 years of documented occupation. The Brisbane River was forecast that 1974 was a 1 in 100 year e\vent, and the Wivenhoe was constructed to take the capacity - but we had twice the rain of 1974, so it was almost overtopped (it wasn't because it was managed properly), but it had to start releases before all the .
Those who wish to deny something will never learn - but it's a good idea to be prudent ...