Lower Burdekin Weather
Lower Burdekin Forecast
Tuesday Cloudy. Very high (95%) chance of rain in the south, high (70%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Heavy falls possible. Destructive wind gusts exceeding 120 km/h possible depending on movement and development of Severe Tropical Cyclone Debbie.
Wednesday Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of rain in the south, medium (60%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Heavy falls possible. Damaging wind gusts to 120 km/h possible depending on movement and development of Severe Tropical Cyclone Debbie.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers near the coast, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. The chance of thunderstorms. Winds W/NW 15 to 25 km/h tending W/SW in the morning then becoming light in the evening.
Friday Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. The chance of thunderstorms. Light winds becoming S/SW 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon then becoming light during the evening.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the north, near zero chance elsewhere. The chance of thunderstorms in the north. Light winds.
Lower Burdekin Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||23||32||30%||< 1mm||Nil||WNW 12||75||WSW 6||60|
||26||36||40%||1-5mm||Nil||NW 15||70||N 17||56|
The full devastation brought on by Tropical Cyclone Debbie will not be known until Wednesday morning, Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has warned, as the system is further downgraded to a category two.
Panicked residents in areas affected by Cyclone Debbie have relayed their experiences to the ABC as torrential rain and wind gusts pummel the region.
Cyclone Debbie has been downgraded to a category two system after crossing the north Queensland coast.