Victoria on alert for worst floods in over 20 years

This article by Anna Prytz was published in today’s issue of The Age.

Heavy rain is forecast to arrive in Melbourne on Friday. Photo: AAP

Record-breaking rain is bearing down on Victoria, triggering warnings of dangerous flash flooding across the state.

After a scorching end to spring, Melbourne is set to get one month’s worth of rain in just two days, and possibly an entire summer’s worth of rain in the season’s first three days.

A severe weather warning has been issued for all of Victoria as the Bureau of Meteorology prepares for what could be the state’s most significant rain event in over 20 years.  Read more:

http://www.theage.com.au/victoria/melbourne-weather-record-rainfall-and-flash-flooding-to-kick-off-summer-20171129-gzvk4s.html