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Current Warnings

Lower Western Forecast

  • Tuesday Mostly sunny. Areas of morning frost in the far east. Medium chance of showers in the southwest this evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds N/NW 15 to 25 km/h increasing to 30 km/h before tending W/NW 15 to 25 km/h in the early afternoon.

  • Wednesday Mostly sunny. Light winds becoming SW 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the late afternoon.

  • Thursday Mostly sunny. Medium chance of showers in the southwest in the afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Light winds becoming N 20 to 30 km/h during the morning.

  • Friday Partly cloudy. Winds N/NW 20 to 25 km/h tending NW/SW 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the day.

Issued Mon 19:15 EST

Lower Western Weather Forecasts

Forecast Min Max Chance of rain Rain amount Frost risk 9am 3pm
Wind RH Wind RH
°C °C km/h % km/h %
Late shower
5 27 80% < 1mm Slight - - - -
11 26 30% < 1mm Nil N 34 26 NNW 49 14
8 28 40% < 1mm Nil N 24 42 NNW 36 15
Possible shower
10 27 70% 1-5mm Nil - - - -
Late shower
9 28 80% < 1mm Nil - - - -
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Murray-Darling Basin Plan: Taxpayer-purchased water intended for rivers harvested by irrigators

18:09 EST

Billions of litres of water purchased by taxpayers to save Australia's inland rivers are instead being harvested by some irrigators to boost cotton-growing operations, in a policy failure that threatens to undermine the $13 billion Murray-Darling Basin Plan.

Windy night ahead for NSW, Vic

18:04 EST

It's going to be a blustery night in parts of eastern NSW, Victoria and Tasmania with damaging gusts possible in some areas into tomorrow morning.

Murray-Darling Basin: Angry communities call for inquiry after Four Corners pumping revelations

15:39 EST

Broken Hill's Mayor has joined other angry community leaders in calling for an inquiry into the operation of the Murray-Darling Basin Plan.