Tuesday Clear. Winds E/SE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the evening.
Wednesday Mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of a shower north of Weipa in the morning and afternoon, tending moderate (50%) along the east coast. Light winds becoming E/SE 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the late evening.
Thursday Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower north of Coen, near zero chance elsewhere. Light winds becoming E/SE 20 to 30 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the late evening.
Friday Sunny. Winds E 20 to 30 km/h.
Saturday Mostly sunny. Winds E 20 to 30 km/h.
Peninsula Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
|Windy with showers
||23||29||40%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 29||66||SE 36||52|
||20||27||5%||< 1mm||Nil||ESE 26||71||ESE 28||59|
||16||23||5%||-||Nil||ESE 18||77||E 17||45|
||13||31||5%||< 1mm||Nil||ESE 14||56||ESE 11||20|
||18||31||5%||< 1mm||Nil||ESE 16||68||ESE 22||32|
Drought concessional loan scheme to be re-opened within days, says Federal Government drought coordinator
A new "drought coordinator" working on the border of Victoria and South Australia, says the next round of drought concessional loans will be opened within days and funding boosts will be announced for a list of service providers.
Emergency workers have launched another rescue operation for people stranded in heavy snow, this time for 10 people snowed in at Lake Dobson in Mount Field National Park, about 75 kilometres north-west of Hobart.
Winter isn't over as yet! New South Wales just shivered through an unusually cold night.