The accuracy of weather forecasts has been under renewed spotlight after disastrous rain flooded large parts of southeast Queensland and northern New South Wales.

Major flood warnings were issued for the Mary River and Logan River while moderate flood warnings were activated for the Noosa River and the Brisbane River on Wednesday.

BOM says his predictions today are as good as his four-day forecasting forecast in the 2000s.

The minister subsequently vilified the thieves as Queensland’s compatriots.

The usage of meteorological balloons has increasingly been replaced by data taken from aircraft instruments from commercial flights.

All eight deaths from the flooding occurred in Queensland, whose capital city is Brisbane.

Eight people died and hundreds have been rescued from the floods that have so far damaged at least 19.000 homes in Queensland and New South Wales, despite not completely subsiding in days.

In 2011, rainfall had stopped days before the Brisbane River hit its peak and authorities warned flooding downstream will continue for days.

Bureau of Meteorology

The Bureau of Meteorology is an executive agency of the Australian Government responsible for providing weather services to Australia and surrounding areas. (wikipedia)

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Queensland is a state situated in northeastern Australia, and is the second-largest and third-most populous Australian state. It is bordered by the Northern Territory, South Australia, (wikipedia)