It looks like more wet and stormy weather is on the way for the opening week of November.
The Southern Oscillation Index is already well into the La Nina range with the 30 -day running mean around +10.
Rain and severe thunderstorms will hit parts of NSW this week and there are growing signs that more wet weather is on its way this summer.
There's good news and bad news for croppers in the BOM's announcement that there was a 70pc chance of a La Nina late this year.
Climatologist say while severe weather could occur at any time of the year, we are now entering Australia's peak high risk weather season.
The climate drivers that have led to heavy October rainfall across parts of the country are set to remain in play for a while longer.