Record-breaking rainfall across Queensland • Earth.com

Last update: November 17th, 2019 at 9:00 am

Today’s Image of the Day from NASA Earth Observatory shows the aftermath of intense rainfall across Australia in February of 2019.

A series of slow-moving storm systems dumped record-breaking levels of rain in northern Queensland.

In some areas, 40 inches of rain fell in just seven days, according to Australia’s Bureau of Meteorology.

By Chrissy Sexton, Earth.com Staff Writer

Image Credit: NASA Earth Observatory

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