Thursday Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers this morning. Winds S/SW 20 to 30 km/h becoming light in the late afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures between 19 and 23.
Friday Partly cloudy. Light winds becoming SW 15 to 20 km/h in the early afternoon then becoming light in the evening.
Saturday Sunny. Light winds becoming S 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the afternoon.
Sunday Sunny. Light winds.
Capricornia Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||6||26||10%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 6||55||E 11||27|
||13||25||10%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 11||59||E 20||45|
||17||23||20%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 21||67||SE 23||67|
||12||26||10%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 12||62||E 17||37|
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.
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.
Launceston's flood levees have been hailed as a game-changer in minimising the impact of the June flood emergency.