Thursday Mostly sunny morning. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and early evening. Light winds becoming S 20 to 30 km/h in the late afternoon. Possible rainfall: 5 to 10 mm Chance of any rain: 80% Around Canberra Sun protection 10:10am to 4:10pm, UV Index predicted to reach 8 [Very High].
Friday Sunny. Winds S 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the middle of the day. Possible rainfall: 0 mm Chance of any rain: 0%.
Saturday Mostly sunny. Light winds. Possible rainfall: 0 mm Chance of any rain: 0%.
Sunday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Light winds. Possible rainfall: 0 mm Chance of any rain: 20%.
Monday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers, most likely later in the day. Light winds. Possible rainfall: 0 to 1 mm Chance of any rain: 50%.
ACT Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||8||21||60%||1-5mm||Nil||SE 13||71||ESE 20||55|
||9||20||70%||1-5mm||Nil||SE 10||72||ESE 14||53|
All south-east Queensland schools have been shut today and businesses are being asked to close by lunchtime as ex-Cyclone Debbie nears, bringing severe thunderstorms, torrential rain and flash flooding.
Government loans announced for cyclone-affected farmers as wet weather prevents assessment of crop damage
Wet weather has continued to plague parts of cyclone-affected north Queensland overnight, hampering farmers' efforts to survey damage to their properties.
Swift water rescues are underway with at least 50 people stranded in outlying areas of Mackay in north Queensland after heavy rain in the region overnight, Police Commissioner Ian Stewart says.