Wetter than average winter could skip Illawarra: BOM outlook

Kate McIlwain
By Kate McIlwain
Updated May 28 2020 - 2:45am, first published 2:30am
Chance of rain: After a wetter than usual May, the Illawarra could miss out on higher than usual rainfall predicted for most of Australia. Picture: Anna Warr.

The NSW coast could miss out on a predicted wetter than usual winter, according to the Bureau of Meteorology's seasonal predictions.


Kate McIlwain

Kate McIlwain


For the past 11 years, I've helped the Illawarra Mercury set the news agenda across the region. In that time I've covered breaking news, education, politics, urban affairs, council, environment, data journalism and development news. More recently, I became the paper's health reporter - covering the stories of Illawarra workers and residents two years into a global pandemic and at a time where our health systems are stretched to the limit.

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