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Wet week predicted across drought-affected region | Graph

A SOGGY few days have been predicted with some drought-affected parts of the region set to receive as much as 45 millimetres of rain this week. Currently, 100 per cent of Central West and Central Tablelands have been declared in drought, with 11.6 per cent and 15.2 per cent respectively in intense drought. READ MORE: Youre a %$#*ing muppet: Race fan fined for abusing PM at Bathurst 1000 However, if predictions are fulfilled this week will bring some much-needed rain to the region. Western parts of the region should receive the most rain, with up to 45mm predicted in Nyngan, and 35mm in Dubbo, Forbes, Wellington and Young. Up to 40mm of rain is predicted for Grenfell, while 30mm should fall in Cowra, Mudgee and Oberon. READ MORE: Fairfax shareholders vote in favour of Nine merger While areas around Bathurst, Orange and Parkes should received 25mm, with Lithgow predicted to receive 20mm. The wettest days in the region will be Tuesday and Wednesday, with some rain also predicted for the weekend. So far this month, Nyngan is the only location in the region to have received more than its monthly rainfall total with 36.9mm already recorded which is slightly above the long-term November average of 35.9mm. READ MORE: Children fall victim to robbery: Police appeal for publics help

A SOGGY few days have been predicted with some drought-affected parts of the region set to receive as much as 45 millimetres of rain this week.

Currently, 100 per cent of Central West and Central Tablelands have been declared in drought, with 11.6 per cent and 15.2 per cent respectively in intense drought.

However, if predictions are fulfilled this week will bring some much-needed rain to the region.

Western parts of the region should receive the most rain, with up to 45mm predicted in Nyngan, and 35mm in Dubbo, Forbes, Wellington and Young.

Up to 40mm of rain is predicted for Grenfell, while 30mm should fall in Cowra, Mudgee and Oberon.

While areas around Bathurst, Orange and Parkes should received 25mm, with Lithgow predicted to receive 20mm.

The wettest days in the region will be Tuesday and Wednesday, with some rain also predicted for the weekend.

So far this month, Nyngan is the only location in the region to have received more than its monthly rainfall total with 36.9mm already recorded which is slightly above the long-term November average of 35.9mm.