Lower Burdekin Weather
Lower Burdekin Forecast
Friday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers along the coastal fringe, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. Winds S/SW 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the late afternoon then becoming S/SE 15 to 20 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 20s.
Saturday Sunny. Light winds.
Sunday Sunny. Light winds becoming E/NE 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon then becoming light during the evening.
Monday Partly cloudy. Light winds becoming E/NE 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the evening.
Lower Burdekin Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||16||23||80%||1-5mm||Nil||ESE 8||91||E 10||70|
||18||27||90%||1-5mm||Nil||ESE 16||71||E 28||63|
The 2016 snow season has reached a new peak depth this week according to measurements taken today.
Rain gauges as far north as the Gulf of Carpentaria and south to Ulladulla have received decent rainfall in the last 24 hours, some of which caused dangerous flooding.
A friend of a man feared drowned in floodwaters near Kyogle has told of "helplessly watching" the 72-year-old as he clung to a tree before being swept downstream.