Farmers optimistic after rain

WELCOME rain is soaking parched cropping regions of Australia this week, with some places already picking up their best falls in several years.

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Parts of northwest Tasmania picked up their heaviest rain in two-to-three years.

Weatherzone reported a large upper-level low pressure system interacting with tropical moisture is producing this week's much-needed rain.