Wednesday Clear. Winds NW/NE 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the evening.
Thursday Cloudy. Very high (95%) chance of rain, possibly heavy at times in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning. Light winds becoming S 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then increasing to 25 to 35 km/h in the middle of the day.
Friday Mostly sunny. Medium (50%) chance of showers along the coastal fringe, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Winds S/SW 25 to 35 km/h tending S/SE 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. Light winds.
Sunday Cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers. Winds S 15 to 25 km/h.
Illawarra Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||14||24||90%||1-5mm||Nil||WSW 9||78||SSE 14||60|
||8||20||50%||< 1mm||Nil||WSW 12||89||S 14||58|
||12||23||70%||1-5mm||Nil||W 10||81||SSE 13||57|
||15||22||90%||1-5mm||Nil||SW 17||74||S 17||61|
Damage from Cyclone Debbie has cut all roads to the north Queensland towns of Bowen, Airlie Beach and Proserpine, but there have been no reports of injury from the Whitsunday Islands, Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has said.
Damage to crops from is slowly becoming apparent as the worst of the wild weather moves south.
On the outskirts of Proserpine, the traffic is banking up.