Australia on track for decades-long megadroughts

By Sophia McCaughan
Updated April 3 2024 - 3:05pm, first published 2:48pm
Modelling by researchers suggests Australia could be hit by much longer than usual droughts. (David Mariuz/AAP PHOTOS)
Modelling by researchers suggests Australia could be hit by much longer than usual droughts. (David Mariuz/AAP PHOTOS)

Megadroughts that last more than two decades and are more severe than anything in recent experience could soon hit Australia, according to fresh climate modelling.

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