Lower Western Weather
Lower Western Forecast
Wednesday Partly cloudy. Winds S/SE 20 to 30 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures 24 to 31.
Thursday Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm in the north in the late afternoon and evening. Winds S/SE 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the early afternoon.
Friday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower, most likely in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds NE 15 to 25 km/h tending N 20 to 30 km/h during the morning then tending NE/SE 15 to 20 km/h during the evening.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the afternoon and evening. Winds N/NE 15 to 25 km/h tending N/NW during the day then tending NE/SE during the evening.
Lower Western Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||10||31||20%||< 1mm||Nil||E 13||55||NE 9||29|
||12||32||50%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 23||35||ESE 17||21|
||13||33||40%||< 1mm||Nil||ENE 20||49||ENE 13||22|
||11||30||20%||< 1mm||Nil||ESE 16||51||ESE 11||23|
||12||34||30%||1-5mm||Nil||ESE 16||44||E 12||25|
The dry season through Tasmania's midlands, east coast and south-east is becoming a serious situation according to Coal Valley farmer, Justin Nichols.
The weather bureau says the month of September was the third driest on record in Australia.
Children in remote areas of Papua New Guinea are dying as a result of food shortages caused by frost and worsening drought, villagers say.