Fairfax Media Network

Weather News

Ex-cyclone crosses far north Qld coast

By Kirsty Nancarrow and Kier Shorey, Thursday March 21, 2013 - 11:19 EDT

Ex-tropical Cyclone Tim has crossed the coast near Innisfail in far north Queensland overnight.

Weather bureau spokesman Bill O'Connor says up to 300 millimetres of rain could be dumped across the Cassowary Coast over the next couple of days.

"We will see the rainfall pick up a little bit into this afternoon," he said.

"With those south-easterlies staying in, we will see showers on and off through our area from now and right through the weekend."


© ABC 2013

More breaking news

ABC News
Sydney Morning Herald
National Nine News
News Limited

Display Your Local Weather

Weather News

From sweltering to sweaters in Adelaide

17:07 EDT

Adelaide residents will be swapping singlets for sweaters from Sunday.

A stormy week ahead for the southeast

14:57 EDT

A broad, slow moving trough is currently traversing southeastern parts of the nation and will continue to move east in the coming days.

How drought pushed well-known Queensland cattle breeder to move to King Island for rainfall

10:01 EDT

A well known Queensland stud cattle breeder says years of drought and the changing climate is why his family sold its Queensland property and relocated half their herd to King Island.