Northern Rivers Weather
Northern Rivers Forecast
Thursday Cloudy. Very high (near 100%) chance of rain. Rain heavy at times with high rainfall totals likely. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds NE 30 to 45 km/h tending NE/SE 25 to 40 km/h in the evening. Winds along the coastal fringe in the N increasing to 50 to 65km/h in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the mid 20s. Large and powerful surf conditions in the evening are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as rock fishing, swimming and surfing.
Friday Cloudy. Very high (95%) chance of rain, easing to showers during the afternoon/evening. Rain heavy at times in the morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning. Winds S/SE 25 to 40 km/h, tending S early in the morning and increasing 40 to 60 km/h along the coastal fringe.
Saturday Cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers. Winds S 20 to 30 km/h.
Sunday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers. Winds S 20 to 30 km/h.
Northern Rivers Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||19||26||90%||10-20mm||Nil||S 30||74||S 34||72|
||20||25||90%||5-10mm||Nil||S 33||76||S 34||75|
||17||24||90%||5-10mm||Nil||S 18||79||S 20||69|
||18||25||90%||1-5mm||Nil||S 16||77||S 21||68|
||17||24||90%||5-10mm||Nil||S 18||83||S 22||77|
|Windy with showers
South-east Queensland schools have been closed for today, with kindergartens and childcare centres also asking parents to collect children early.
An evacuation warning has been issued by the SES for areas around Murwillumbah and Tweed Heads and 12 flood rescues are underway as floodwaters threaten towns and properties in northern NSW.
After laying waste to the North Queensland Coast, ex-Cyclone Debbie has unleashed a torrent of rain on south-east Queensland, causing flash flooding and putting the region in lockdown.