Parts of Queensland have recorded up to 50mm of rain so far this month but farmers say it’s not enough to replenish parched soils

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Rain gauges across Queensland have filled for the first time in months, but farmers say steady follow-up downpours are needed to overcome extremely dry conditions.

Scattered storms across the southern half and north-west of the state brought 20 to 50mm of rain in the past seven days, with more showers forecast in the coming weeks.

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