Darling Downs Weather
Darling Downs Forecast
Monday Mostly clear. Winds E 20 to 30 km/h.
Tuesday Mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the north in the afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the north. Winds E/NE 20 to 30 km/h.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers from the late morning. A chance of thunderstorms. Winds NE 15 to 25 km/h.
Thursday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers. A chance of thunderstorms. Heavy falls possible. Winds NE 15 to 25 km/h.
Friday Cloudy. High (70%) chance of rain in the east, medium (50%) chance elsewhere. A chance of thunderstorms. Heavy falls possible in the east. Winds SE/SW 25 to 35 km/h tending SE during the afternoon.
Darling Downs Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||18||33||10%||< 1mm||Nil||E 18||63||ESE 18||31|
||20||34||50%||< 1mm||Nil||ENE 12||66||-||-|
||19||30||80%||< 1mm||Nil||ENE 12||66||ESE 9||39|
||19||33||60%||< 1mm||Nil||E 16||67||E 15||35|
||18||31||20%||< 1mm||Nil||E 18||69||ESE 21||39|
||16||28||10%||< 1mm||Nil||NE 3||73||E 8||43|
||18||28||80%||< 1mm||Nil||E 20||82||E 20||49|
||17||30||5%||< 1mm||Nil||ENE 6||75||E 10||41|
Tropical Cyclone Debbie is just hours from reaching the north Queensland coast.
More than 25,000 people need to move from low-lying areas in Mackay by midnight, with fears incoming Tropical Cyclone Debbie could cause inundation of up to 2.5 metres above the high tide level.
Tropical cyclones have long posed a serious threat to Queensland coastal communities, but after almost every disaster there have been lessons learnt to help people better prepare.