Lower Burdekin Weather
Lower Burdekin Forecast
Thursday Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower along the coastal fringe, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds E 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to high 20s.
Friday Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower along the coastal fringe, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds E/SE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light early in the morning then becoming E 20 to 30 km/h in the morning.
Saturday Mostly sunny. Winds E 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the evening.
Sunday Partly cloudy. Light winds becoming E 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the day.
Lower Burdekin Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||13||27||10%||< 1mm||Nil||ESE 15||72||E 19||43|
||16||26||10%||< 1mm||Nil||ESE 15||70||ESE 16||51|
||20||23||10%||< 1mm||Nil||ESE 23||71||SE 21||65|
|Fog then sunny
||12||24||5%||< 1mm||Nil||ESE 8||74||ENE 11||45|
||15||27||10%||< 1mm||Nil||ESE 11||63||E 27||43|
The former owner of the Grantham quarry that allegedly contributed to the fatal 2011 flood has said the western embankment beside the quarry was a natural landmark and not manmade.
Strengthening El Nino to reduce rainfall in northern and south-east Australia but wetter conditions for Western Australia
The Bureau of Meteorology has confirmed the El Nino pattern is strengthening in the Pacific and is likely to persist into next year.
The impact of the drought is expected to be the main theme as Queensland's bush councils hold a major conference today.