NW Slopes & Plains Weather
NW Slopes & Plains Forecast
Monday Clear. Light winds.
Tuesday Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower on the southern slopes in the afternoon and early evening. The chance of a thunderstorm on the southern slopes in the afternoon and early evening. Winds N/NE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the middle of the day.
Wednesday Mostly sunny. Medium (50%) chance of showers near the Queensland border, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm on the southern slopes in the afternoon and early evening. Light winds becoming N/NE 15 to 20 km/h in the morning.
Thursday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of rain, with heavy falls possible. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds N/NE 20 to 30 km/h shifting S/SW during the afternoon.
Friday Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers on the northern slopes, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the north in the morning. Winds S 15 to 25 km/h turning SE 20 to 30 km/h during the morning.
NW Slopes & Plains Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||18||34||5%||< 1mm||Nil||NE 11||72||WNW 10||43|
||20||34||10%||< 1mm||Nil||NE 18||69||E 12||39|
||20||33||5%||< 1mm||Nil||NNE 15||68||N 7||40|
||15||33||5%||< 1mm||Nil||NE 7||69||WSW 9||42|
Tropical Cyclone Debbie has intensified to category four and is expected to hit the north Queensland coast on Tuesday morning, the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) has warned.
Engineers are frantically working to solve engine problems on the Royal Australian Navy's two largest ships, with fears the Landing Helicopter Docks (LHDs) could be out of action for several weeks.
As Tropical Cyclone Debbie strengthens off the coast near Townsville in north Queensland, residents are being warned to prepare for the worst storm to hit the state since Cyclone Yasi in 2011.