Thursday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower north of Weipa, near zero chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds E 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the evening.
Friday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the late morning and afternoon. Light winds.
Saturday Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Light winds.
Sunday Mostly sunny. Light winds.
Monday Mostly sunny. Light winds becoming E/SE 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the evening.
Peninsula Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||26||31||70%||1-5mm||Nil||ESE 13||81||ESE 17||73|
||22||33||90%||1-5mm||Nil||ESE 11||82||SSE 8||58|
For those among us wanting to balance out our participation in Earth Hour, the Vivid Light, Music and Ideas Festival opens in Sydney this on Friday.
Australia's Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) has released modelling showing the latest El Nino cycle is over, but could now lead to a wet winter after a devastating 14 months of drought and famine across the Pacific.
As drought bites hard on large parts of remote Australia, taking its toll on the health and finances of isolated communities, the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) is more important than ever.