Lower Burdekin Weather
Lower Burdekin Forecast
Wednesday Partly cloudy. Patchy fog in the north early this morning. Slight (20%) chance of a shower along the coastal fringe, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds SE 15 to 20 km/h turning E 15 to 25 km/h in the morning. Daytime maximum temperatures 26 to 31.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower along the coastal fringe, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds E 15 to 25 km/h increasing to 20 to 30 km/h before dawn.
Friday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. Winds E/SE 20 to 30 km/h.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Winds E/SE 15 to 20 km/h tending E/NE 20 to 30 km/h during the day.
Lower Burdekin Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||16||30||5%||< 1mm||Nil||ESE 14||58||ENE 20||43|
||17||29||5%||< 1mm||Nil||ESE 12||62||E 16||44|
||21||26||5%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 18||68||E 17||60|
||16||27||5%||< 1mm||Nil||E 7||60||NE 12||41|
||18||29||5%||< 1mm||Nil||ESE 17||52||ENE 30||46|
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.