Monday Hot and mostly sunny. Medium (60%) chance of showers in the south, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm during this afternoon and evening. Winds N/NE 25 to 35 km/h shifting SW 30 to 45 km/h in the early afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures 34 to 40.
Tuesday Sunny. Winds SW 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the early afternoon.
Wednesday Sunny. Light winds becoming NW 15 to 20 km/h during the day then turning W/SW 20 to 30 km/h during the afternoon.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the east, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds SW 20 to 30 km/h turning S during the day.
Riverina Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||19||34||80%||1-5mm||Nil||ENE 13||63||N 23||42|
|Windy with showers
||21||38||60%||< 1mm||Nil||NNE 25||61||NNW 26||29|
||18||34||90%||1-5mm||Nil||NE 20||62||N 24||32|
Thousands of north Queenslanders are being evacuated as Cyclone Debbie bears down on the coast, bringing winds of up to 230 kilometres per hour and possibly a four-metre storm surge.
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.
Cyclone Debbie: Calm before the storm as north Queensland farmers prepare for possible category four system
North Queensland farmers have awoken to relatively normal weather conditions ahead of Cyclone Debbie which is expected to cross the coastline later today.