‘Everything is changed’: How consistent rain delivered $65.9 billion reasons to smile
Thursday March 4, 2021 – 13:28 EDT
Moree Farmer Oscar Pearse is relentlessly chirpy and upbeat in conversation, and with good reason.
After three years of significantly-below-average rainfall, consistent rainfall in 2020 and the first quarter of 2021 has completely changed the outlook on his farm on the black soil plains of northern New South Wales – not to mention the mood in the nearby township of Moree (population 7300).
“Compare now to 18 months ago, and the feel of the town and the mood of the people is just so changed,” Pearse told Weatherzone.
“We were almost in hibernation….