Welcome!

By registering with us, you'll be able to discuss, share and private message with other members of our community.

SignUp Now!

Nobby's beach

Matabele

Well-Known Member
Joined
Jul 15, 2004
Messages
23,083
Nobby's beach

Anyone else looking at the photos of the tanker running aground in Newcastle?

www.smh.com.au
 

Dan

Kim Jong Dan
Staff member
Administrator
2018 Tipping Competitor
2019 Tipping Competitor
Joined
Jul 15, 2004
Messages
35,653
Nobby's beach

they are awesome photos
 

Volley

Well-Known Member
Joined
Nov 17, 2004
Messages
4,284
Nobby's beach

Yeah I just went and took some shots of it.

Awesome scenes out there.
 

Kiwi Eagle

Moderator
Staff member
2018 Tipping Competitor
Joined
Nov 12, 2004
Messages
16,299
Nobby's beach

Just saw some footage on our news

Looks bloody rough around NSW at the mo
 

Matabele

Well-Known Member
Joined
Jul 15, 2004
Messages
23,083
Nobby's beach

Out here we don't care how rough it gets as long as it is raining.
 

Kiwi Eagle

Moderator
Staff member
2018 Tipping Competitor
Joined
Nov 12, 2004
Messages
16,299
Nobby's beach

Well i hope some of the weather from what i saw heads your way Mata, looked like a lot of rain in it
 

Narcissus

Member
Joined
Apr 3, 2005
Messages
401
Nobby's beach

I was talking to my dad this morning (he lives in Stockton, the suburb / peninsula on the other side of Newcastle harbour) and we were just talking about how the winds were worse than when the Sygna ran ashore on Stockton Beach in 1974 (what's left of the wreck is still there... thankfully it's a big beach).

Anyway, about 2 minutes later, while we were talking (via Skype) the phone rang there and it was my mum, telling him that the ship had just ran ashore.

Funny timing I would say, but anyway... why didn't anything like that happen when I was there? Either way, it can't be *too* bad for Nobbys: hopefully it will churn up some of the seabed there and give it some decent breaks :)

Volley: you're obviously living in Newie. Born and bred or an import?
 

Matabele

Well-Known Member
Joined
Jul 15, 2004
Messages
23,083
Nobby's beach

We have had 91mm here KE. The most rain we've seen in one event in 9 years or so. Now we just need a similar dump in a week or two to get some water into our dams.
 

Kiwi Eagle

Moderator
Staff member
2018 Tipping Competitor
Joined
Nov 12, 2004
Messages
16,299
Nobby's beach

So how significant is this fall for the people in your position Mata ?

How much relief will this offer
 

fLIP

UFO Hunter
Joined
Jul 15, 2004
Messages
7,469
Nobby's beach

That amount would wet the catchments KE. I doubt much flow would make any dams.

Like mata said, you like to see double that over the next few weeks to really make much difference.
 

Matabele

Well-Known Member
Joined
Jul 15, 2004
Messages
23,083
Nobby's beach

KE it means we can plant a winter crop with reasonable confidence. There is very good sub-soil moisture now.

Little difference to our catchments so our irrigators are still on the rack.
 

Kiwi Eagle

Moderator
Staff member
2018 Tipping Competitor
Joined
Nov 12, 2004
Messages
16,299
Nobby's beach

Cheers fella

Well i hope this is the start of a big winter for the areas that are struggling then

From some of the stories i have seen on the news over here from time to time the situation is pretty dire for some
 

Matabele

Well-Known Member
Joined
Jul 15, 2004
Messages
23,083
Nobby's beach

It's gone beyond dire for many. The drought has gone on for so long that for some the situation is irretrievable.
 

Staff online

  • lsz
    Well-Known Member

Latest posts

2020 Ladder

Team P W D L PD Pts
1 Panthers 20 18 1 1 299 37
2 Storm 20 16 0 4 258 32
3 Eels 20 15 0 5 104 30
4 Roosters 20 14 0 6 230 28
5 Raiders 20 14 0 6 128 28
6 Rabbitohs 20 12 0 8 169 24
7 Knights 20 11 1 8 47 23
8 Sharks 20 10 0 10 0 20
9 Titans 20 9 0 11 -117 18
10 Warriors 20 8 0 12 -115 16
11 Tigers 20 7 0 13 -65 14
12 Dragons 20 7 0 13 -74 14
13 Sea Eagles 20 7 0 13 -134 14
14 Cowboys 20 5 0 15 -152 10
15 Bulldogs 20 3 0 17 -222 6
16 Broncos 20 3 0 17 -356 6
Top Bottom