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Weather Update

This morning was the first time we’ve seen the sun since we arrived in the city. Brisbane had been experiencing a drought for several weeks until the last 48 hours. Their dam levels were at 16% and decreasing so the city officials had declared that citizens were no longer allowed to water their gardens or wash vehicles until it rained. During our time here, the level has risen to 68% and is still increasing. The news reported that the city hasn’t seen flooding like this since 1974! Karen, the head of the management department here at QUT, joked that she blames us Minnesotans for the bizarre weather change :)