AFTER a glorious June 11, June 12 could best be described as "yuck" as Ballarat - and in fact the whole of Victoria - was deluged by a winter rain band.
Most of Victoria saw 20mm of more on Wednesday as the wet and windy front moved across the state.
At 5pm Ballarat had seen 17mm, on top of the 3.6mm which fell between 6am and 9am.
The SES said it had received 10 requests for assistance from across the Midwest region, including five for building damage mostly from blocked drains, three for flooding and two for trees down.
However, apart from a lot of water laying on the road and some road gutters filled with leaves, the region generally escaped unscathed.
The good news was the rain was expected to clear overnight and there's only slim chance of an afternoon shower on Thursday.
The next seven days sees a chance of a shower most days, but also there is expected to be plenty of sunshine with tops temperatures between 10 and 12 degrees until at least Monday.
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