Wednesday Partly cloudy. Isolated showers, mainly near the coast. Winds S/SW 35 to 55 km/h, possibly reaching 65 km/h along the coast this morning. Daytime maximum temperatures between 11 and 16. Large and powerful surf conditions are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as rock fishing, swimming and surfing.
Thursday Partly cloudy. The chance of showers. Winds SW 25 to 35 km/h turning S in the morning.
Friday Cloudy. High chance of showers. Winds S 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the evening.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Medium chance of showers, most likely in the morning. Winds S 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning.
Illawarra Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||7||17||70%||1-5mm||Nil||SSW 29||69||S 29||54|
||3||12||40%||< 1mm||Moderate||SSW 23||62||S 27||48|
||8||16||50%||< 1mm||Nil||SSW 30||62||S 31||55|
||11||16||70%||1-5mm||Nil||SSW 35||61||S 38||65|
Tasmania woke to a cold and frosty morning with road weather alerts issued for some areas due to icy conditions and there are more cold mornings to come.
Parts of eastern Australia are facing an increased threat of bushfires this summer and authorities are gearing up for possibly significant forest fires.
Maranoa MP Bruce Scott says some farmers are not claiming the Farm Household Allowance because they are reluctant to go into a Centrelink office.