THE WEATHER IN AUSTRALIA
(PBR PRESS ASSOCIATION.) Sydney, December 18 Official report; states that the prospects of the back country are gloomy. Wilcannia district is suffering severely from the drought, and it is described as practically a desert. Chaff is selling at £25 per ton. In some districts the crops are damaged by Sunday's storm. (Received December 19, 1 p.m.) Adeii&ide, December 19 Heavy rains have fallen along the line of Broken Hill Railway, which will be of immense benefit to the pastoral industry.
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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2017, 19 December 1888
THE WEATHER IN AUSTRALIA Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2017, 19 December 1888
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