Southeast Coast Weather
Southeast Coast Forecast
Thursday Cloudy. Very high (near 100%) chance of rain. The chance of a thunderstorm. Possible heavy falls. Winds E/NE 25 to 40 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures in the mid to high 20s.
Friday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of rain in the early morning. Winds S/SW 30 to 45 km/h becoming S 15 to 25 km/h in the evening.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. Winds S 20 to 30 km/h.
Sunday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers. Winds S 25 to 35 km/h decreasing to 20 to 30 km/h during the evening.
Southeast Coast Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||22||26||90%||> 80mm||Nil||ENE 12||96||ENE 15||92|
||22||27||90%||40-80mm||Nil||NE 18||95||NE 25||94|
||24||28||90%||40-80mm||Nil||NE 44||88||NE 55||89|
||23||27||90%||> 80mm||Nil||NE 29||86||NE 38||83|
||24||28||90%||40-80mm||Nil||NE 44||100||NNE 53||100|
||23||27||90%||40-80mm||Nil||NE 31||93||NE 43||94|
||23||27||90%||40-80mm||Nil||NE 32||84||NNE 40||85|
||23||26||90%||40-80mm||Nil||NE 14||86||NE 23||86|
||23||27||90%||40-80mm||Nil||NE 24||89||NNE 33||91|
All south-east Queensland schools have been shut today and businesses are being asked to close by lunchtime as ex-Cyclone Debbie nears, bringing severe thunderstorms, torrential rain and flash flooding.
Government loans announced for cyclone-affected farmers as wet weather prevents assessment of crop damage
Wet weather has continued to plague parts of cyclone-affected north Queensland overnight, hampering farmers' efforts to survey damage to their properties.
Swift water rescues are underway with at least 50 people stranded in outlying areas of Mackay in north Queensland after heavy rain in the region overnight, Police Commissioner Ian Stewart says.