NW Slopes & Plains Weather
NW Slopes & Plains Forecast
Wednesday Hot and sunny. Light winds becoming S/SE 15 to 20 km/h in the early afternoon then tending E/SE 20 to 30 km/h in the late afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures 31 to 37.
Thursday Mostly sunny. Winds NE/SE 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the middle of the day then becoming NE/SE 15 to 20 km/h in the late afternoon.
Friday Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower on the northern slopes, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds E/NE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the day.
Saturday Sunny morning. Areas of morning fog on the southern slopes. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon. Winds NE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning.
NW Slopes & Plains Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||9||27||70%||-||Nil||N 11||76||W 3||36|
||8||29||30%||< 1mm||Nil||NW 5||62||SSW 7||29|
||15||32||50%||< 1mm||Nil||NNE 16||57||ESE 8||25|
||10||30||30%||< 1mm||Nil||WNW 4||60||WSW 5||28|
||13||30||10%||< 1mm||Nil||NE 19||57||SE 11||24|
||15||32||50%||< 1mm||Nil||NNE 15||50||ESE 11||23|
||13||31||30%||< 1mm||Nil||N 14||54||SW 8||23|
||8||29||30%||< 1mm||Nil||ENE 8||63||WSW 5||28|
||9||30||30%||< 1mm||Nil||NW 3||59||WSW 6||28|
||9||29||30%||< 1mm||Nil||NW 4||63||SW 11||26|
||14||33||50%||< 1mm||Nil||NNE 17||59||E 6||25|
||5||24||30%||< 1mm||Nil||NW 3||74||SSW 6||36|
The dry season through Tasmania's midlands, east coast and south-east is becoming a serious situation according to Coal Valley farmer, Justin Nichols.
The weather bureau says the month of September was the third driest on record in Australia.
Children in remote areas of Papua New Guinea are dying as a result of food shortages caused by frost and worsening drought, villagers say.