Roper-McArthur Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||13||32||50%||< 1mm||Nil||SSE 14||34||E 14||18|
||19||27||50%||< 1mm||Nil||SSE 22||53||E 25||46|
||17||30||5%||-||Nil||ESE 12||48||E 17||20|
||12||31||5%||< 1mm||Nil||SSW 10||31||ESE 8||12|
||12||31||5%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 18||31||SE 12||16|
Federal Government efforts to entice grain growers into insuring against disasters have failed to impress farmers.
Health experts say new research has found the Townsville Hospital in north Queensland set an Australian record in the number of patients treated in the aftermath of Cyclone Yasi.
Rainfall totals are the lowest on record over the past year for parts of western Victoria and south-eastern South Australia, weather forecasters are warning.