Channel Country Weather
Channel Country Forecast
Monday Sunny. Winds N/NE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the middle of the day then becoming E/SE 15 to 25 km/h in the early afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low 40s.
Tuesday Mostly sunny. Winds NE/SE 15 to 25 km/h tending S/SE 20 to 30 km/h early in the morning then increasing to 25 to 35 km/h in the late afternoon.
Wednesday Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the northeast in the afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. A chance of thunderstorms in the northeast in the afternoon and evening. Winds S/SE 20 to 30 km/h tending NE/SE during the morning then tending SE/SW 25 to 40 km/h during the afternoon.
Thursday Mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the northeast in the morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. A chance of thunderstorms in the northeast in the morning and afternoon. Winds SE/SW 25 to 40 km/h tending S 30 to 45 km/h during the morning.
Channel Country Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||16||31||20%||< 1mm||Nil||S 28||28||S 27||21|
||14||31||20%||< 1mm||Nil||S 26||26||S 26||17|
||17||29||50%||< 1mm||Nil||SSE 18||37||SSE 19||26|
Thousands of north Queenslanders are being evacuated as Cyclone Debbie bears down on the coast, bringing winds of up to 230 kilometres per hour and possibly a four-metre storm surge.
Tropical Cyclone Debbie is just hours from reaching the northern Queensland coast.
As Tropical Cyclone Debbie strengthens off the coast near Townsville in north Queensland, residents are being warned to prepare for the worst storm to hit the state since Cyclone Yasi in 2011.