West to northwesterly about 10 knots tending west to southwesterly 10/15 knots in the middle of the day then tending northwest in the late evening. Outlook Thursday: West to northwesterly 15/20 knots tending west to southwesterly 20/30 knots early in the morning then decreasing to 15/25 knots in the middle of the day. Outlook Friday: Westerly 15/20 knots decreasing to about 10 knots during the evening. Outlook Saturday: West to northwesterly about 10 knots tending south to southeasterly 10/15 knots during the afternoon.Issued Tue 16:40 EDT
16:49 EDT Farmers and councillors in cyclone-ravaged parts of Queensland are asking the Federal Government to rewrite disaster assistance to include grants for replanting crops.