Darling Downs Weather
Darling Downs Forecast
Wednesday Partly cloudy. Light winds becoming NE 15 to 25 km/h in the late evening.
Thursday Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers and patchy rain. The chance of gusty thunderstorms. Winds NE 20 to 30 km/h tending N 25 to 40 km/h before dawn then turning W/NW during the day.
Friday Mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the far east in the early morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the east in the early morning. Winds W 15 to 25 km/h increasing to 25 to 40 km/h in the morning.
Saturday Sunny. Winds W 20 to 30 km/h becoming light during the evening.
Sunday Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the north in the evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Light winds becoming NW/NE 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the afternoon.
Darling Downs Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||7||28||90%||1-5mm||Nil||NNE 12||40||NNW 17||16|
||8||27||90%||1-5mm||Nil||NE 9||51||N 12||36|
||8||24||70%||1-5mm||Nil||NNE 6||50||NNW 11||34|
||8||29||90%||1-5mm||Nil||NE 8||41||NNW 12||18|
||6||28||80%||1-5mm||Nil||NW 11||45||NW 18||22|
||4||23||80%||1-5mm||Slight||WNW 8||48||NW 10||31|
||6||25||90%||1-5mm||Nil||WNW 6||49||NW 14||30|
Power is gradually being turned back on across parts of South Australia but much of the state remains in darkness after a widespread blackout.
South Australia and its 1.677 million residents were left without power on Wednesday evening following severe storms.
Federal Energy Minister Josh Frydenberg says serious questions will be raised about how the entirety of South Australia could be left without electricity in the wake of a huge storm, dubbed the largest in 50 years.