Tuesday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the east, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm during this afternoon and evening. Winds W/SW 25 to 35 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures 28 to 34.
Wednesday Sunny. Winds SW 20 to 30 km/h turning S 15 to 20 km/h during the day.
Thursday Sunny. Winds S 15 to 20 km/h turning SE during the morning.
Friday Sunny. Winds NE/SE 15 to 20 km/h becoming NE 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the afternoon.
Riverina Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||20||37||80%||5-10mm||Nil||NE 14||45||NW 17||17|
||23||42||70%||1-5mm||Nil||NNW 23||27||NW 22||10|
||20||37||70%||5-10mm||Nil||NNE 20||38||NW 20||13|
The West Wimmera Shire says state and federal governments need to consult more widely with local government on drought measures.
Ergon Energy crews are working to restore power to hundreds of customers in north-west Queensland after another night of wild electrical storms.
Just months ago, central Queensland was dealing with the devastating consequences of Tropical Cyclone Marcia, but that has not stopped the region from digging deep to help other parts of the state battling drought.