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Australia & New Zealand: Water deficits forecast in southwestern Victoria, New Caledonia

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Australia & New Zealand: Water deficits forecast in southwestern Victoria, New Caledonia

Despite recent flooding in northern Tasmania, water deficits are forecast to persist in western Tasmania through April, with greatest severity in August. Deficits in New Caledonia are forecast to persist through October; deficits across some far northern regions of Australia may linger through November; and deficits in the southwest tip of Western Australia, south of Adelaide, and in the Melbourne area will persist through April. Water surpluses are forecast for the Fitzroy River Basin and southwest of there, also in the Upper Murray River catchment.

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