Jaloorr-Mageny - Wet Season

Jaloorr-mageny is the time of rain, which coincides with heavy monsoonal downpours that flood the river systems. Travelling by car through the country at this time is a high risk due to flooding and boggy conditions.

Miriwoong people use these words to describe the weather at this time of year:

Melijegeb – Rain all night

Nyinggiyeng – (continuous rain) - This interpretation of continuous rain could be interpreted as monsoonal rain.

Walanbinang - The river breaks its banks and overflows onto the floodplains and across low lying areas.

Nyinggiyi-mageny - Wet Season