Tuesday Cloudy. Very high (95%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds E 35 to 55 km/h.
Wednesday Cloudy. Very high (95%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm. Heavy falls possible in the north. Winds E/NE 35 to 50 km/h becoming NE 20 to 30 km/h in the morning.
Thursday Cloudy. Very high (95%) chance of showers. The chance of thunderstorms. Heavy falls possible. Winds N/NE 35 to 50 km/h turning W/NW 25 to 35 km/h in the afternoon.
Friday Cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the south, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. The chance of thunderstorms in the morning and afternoon. Winds SW 25 to 35 km/h decreasing to 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then becoming S/SW and light during the evening.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. Light winds.
Capricornia Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||18||28||60%||5-10mm||Nil||SW 17||71||SSW 17||57|
||23||29||60%||5-10mm||Nil||WSW 18||69||SW 19||63|
||24||28||70%||1-5mm||Nil||WSW 24||75||WSW 15||69|
||22||31||60%||1-5mm||Nil||SW 21||70||WSW 16||55|
As Cyclone Debbie crossed the north Queensland coast, it created wind gusts of up to 263kph.
Engineers are frantically working to solve engine problems on the Royal Australian Navy's two largest ships, with fears the Landing Helicopter Docks (LHDs) could be out of action for several weeks.
Tropical Cyclone Debbie has been downgraded to a category three system, having made landfall along the north Queensland coastline near Airlie Beach earlier this afternoon as a slow-moving category four system.