Monday Cloud and fog patches this morning, then a mostly sunny afternoon. Light winds. Around Canberra Sun protection 9:50am to 2:30pm, UV Index predicted to reach 5 [Moderate].
Tuesday Cloudy. Very high (near 100%) chance of rain, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Possible thunder in the morning and afternoon. Light winds becoming NW 25 to 35 km/h in the morning. Possible rainfall: 10 to 15 mm Chance of any rain: 100%.
Wednesday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Winds NW 15 to 25 km/h tending gusty W 30 to 45 km/h during the morning. Possible rainfall: 3 to 5 mm Chance of any rain: 80%.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Light winds becoming S 20 to 30 km/h during the morning. Possible rainfall: 0 mm Chance of any rain: 5%.
Friday Partly cloudy. Light winds. Possible rainfall: 0 mm Chance of any rain: 5%.
ACT Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||2||19||5%||< 1mm||Moderate||WNW 11||81||W 17||49|
||3||19||5%||< 1mm||Moderate||W 7||80||WSW 12||48|
Queensland's upcoming budget is expected to take a $1.5 billion hit from Cyclone Debbie, Treasurer Curtis Pitt says, despite the overall damage bill to private and public infrastructure predicted to reach $2 billion.
The best rain in three-to-six months will soak parts of the Murray-Darling Basin during the next three days, before a wintry blast grips Australia's southeast.
Heavy rain has fallen over Queensland's far north and there is more tropical activity on the cards this week.