Northern Rivers Weather
Northern Rivers Forecast
Monday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of morning showers along the coastal fringe, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. Light winds. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low 30s.
Tuesday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm near the Queensland border in the early afternoon. Light winds becoming SE 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. Light winds.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower near the Queensland border in the morning. Light winds.
Northern Rivers Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||20||30||70%||1-5mm||Nil||S 11||71||SE 22||61|
||22||28||70%||1-5mm||Nil||SSE 11||74||SE 16||70|
||18||33||70%||1-5mm||Nil||SSW 10||71||ESE 17||44|
||18||31||70%||1-5mm||Nil||SSW 8||75||ESE 17||45|
||18||31||90%||1-5mm||Nil||SSW 5||81||SE 15||55|
More than 12,000 insurance claims have already been lodged with damages at an estimated $31 million following the .
A category one cyclone has formed in the Gulf of Carpentaria but is due to weaken before heading towards the Northern Territory coast.
Emergency services are frustrated by people making bad decisions when faced with floodwater, as recent studies on flood deaths show young men and children are the most at-risk of dying.