Lower Burdekin Weather
Lower Burdekin Forecast
Wednesday Mostly sunny. Winds E/NE 15 to 25 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 20s.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Winds NE/SE 15 to 25 km/h becoming light before dawn then becoming E/NE 15 to 25 km/h in the morning.
Friday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the morning and afternoon. Light winds becoming E/NE 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the afternoon.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the morning. Light winds.
Lower Burdekin Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||13||26||40%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 17||78||E 18||47|
||16||25||40%||1-5mm||Nil||SE 14||73||ESE 13||53|
||19||23||40%||1-5mm||Nil||SE 25||76||SE 20||67|
||12||23||30%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 8||80||E 5||52|
||15||26||40%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 14||64||E 25||51|
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.
Canberra has chilled below freezing every morning this month, and a few days have been quite cold as well.
Over the last week, much of the southeast has been treated to cold, cloud-free nights with light winds.