Hard rains in Perth

The Weekend Post - - Nation -

PERTH has come close to hav­ing its wettest-ever day as heavy rain in WA’s south­west caused flash flood­ing and left more than 9000 prop­er­ties with­out power. Perth had more than 114mm of rain in the 24 hours to yes­ter­day morn­ing, slightly shy of the record 120.6mm from Fe­bru­ary 9, 1992. The un­sea­sonal weather also re­sulted in the city reach­ing only 17.4C on Thurs­day, mak­ing it Perth’s cold­est Fe­bru­ary day ever.

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