December was a wet month in the South East with above average rainfall received across the South East Region, resulting in improved river flows. Rainfall for January (up to the 10th) was 38% of the long term average for January. At present, whilst stretched, the situation is being managed. We are working to our draft South East drought plan and have regional and area drought teams in place and holding fortnightly regional drought teleconferences to monitor the situation. We will keep you updated as the situation progresses with details of any likely impacts for navigation.