Tuesday Clear. Winds E/SE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the evening.
Wednesday Mostly sunny. Light winds becoming E 15 to 25 km/h in the morning.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Winds E 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the late evening.
Friday Mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of a shower north of Weipa in the morning and afternoon. Light winds becoming E 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the afternoon.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Light winds.
Peninsula Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||23||29||10%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 16||72||ESE 26||56|
||20||26||30%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 20||70||SE 22||56|
||14||21||30%||-||Nil||ESE 12||66||E 9||51|
||12||29||5%||< 1mm||Nil||ESE 10||46||NNW 7||28|
||18||30||30%||< 1mm||Nil||SSE 10||68||SE 12||35|
There have been a few hiccups along the way but the school garden at St Francis' Primary School in Hughenden continues to grow despite the on-going drought.
Agriculture Minister Joyce defends White Paper's drought loans, R&D spend and lack of inland rail plan
Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce says he is sympathetic to the concerns of drought-affected farmers about concessional loans, but has made no commitment to change the controversial schemes any time soon.
Federal Government efforts to entice grain growers into insuring against disasters have failed to impress farmers.