World news – Uluru turns into an oasis of waterfalls as heavy rains hit the Australian desert outback


Uluru became an oasis of cascading waterfalls as heavy rains hit far into the Australian desert outback.

The rare sight has sent hundreds of tourists deep into the heart of Australia to see the ancient sandstone cliff and scene which has been described by the region’s national park managers as a « unique and extraordinary weather event. »

With nearly two inches of rain falling over parts of central and northern Australia in the past few days, the 500 million year old rock has the highest rainfall in almost four years.

A post by Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park staff on social media on Wednesday said the cascading water caused the rock to change color.

“From dark burgundy to shiny silver to black, every side of Uluru has a different side


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