Northam records lower than predicted rainfalls over the weekend

The Bureau of Meteorology forecast up to 21mm of rain for Northam over the weekend but the town recorded half that amount over the two days.

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development weather radar recorded 10.6mm for Northam over the weekend.

Rainfall was slightly higher in York with 12.6mm, Kellerberrin recording 11.2mm and Meckering recording 11.0mm.

Showers weren’t as heavy in other areas with Quairading recording 5.2mm, Beverley with 7.4mm and Tammin with 7.2mm.

The chance of thunderstorms is still predicted for Wednesday in Northam, with the Bureau predicting rainfall between four and 10mm.

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