Lower Burdekin Weather
Lower Burdekin Forecast
Thursday Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower inland, near zero chance elsewhere. Light winds becoming NE/SE 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day then tending N/NE in the late afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures 32 to 38.
Friday Sunny. Light winds becoming NE 15 to 20 km/h in the evening then becoming light in the late evening.
Saturday Hot. Partly cloudy. Light winds becoming SE/SW 15 to 20 km/h during the day then tending NE/SE during the afternoon.
Sunday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming NE/SE 15 to 20 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|
||20||31||5%||< 1mm||Nil||NE 1||67||ENE 8||49|
||25||34||10%||< 1mm||Nil||NNE 6||59||NE 22||50|
Radio transmitters have been inserted into the stomachs of 24 feedlot cattle to monitor their body temperatures, as part of a three-month trial investigating the impact of heatwaves.
People in Darwin and other parts of the Top End may be about to get relief from recent hot weather, with the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) predicting a monsoon trough will start to effect the area within days.
Residents have described chaotic scenes in the streets of Mudgee as the town was battered by damaging winds today.