The seven signs that rain is on the horizon

Kim Chappell

At the moment we are all eyes peeled staring at the blue sky, hoping to see some clouds holding rain. While it seems there are a million anecdotal ways to make it rain, from washing the car to it being the first Saturday of the cricket season, we thought we’d take a moment to have a look at some of the old farmers tales that are sure signs there is rain on the way.

1) Echidnas – Our photographer Rachael Webb has told us the farmers are saying they’ve never seen so many Echidnas around as they are seeing at the moment. And, you know what they say with Echidnas, if you see one then three days later it will rain. So here’s hoping.​