Thursday Partly cloudy. A slight (20%) chance of showers, increasing to a Medium (50%) chance of showers in the south late afternoon, and slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Showers easing and clearing during the evening. Winds N 25 to 40 km/h shifting SW 15 to 25 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 15 and 18.
Friday Becoming cloudy. Patches of light morning frost near the eastern border. The chance of morning fog. Light winds becoming NE 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then tending N 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day.
Saturday Cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of rain, most likely in the morning. Winds N/NW 15 to 25 km/h shifting S/SW 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the day.
Sunday Cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of rain, most likely in the morning. Light winds becoming SW 15 to 20 km/h during the day then tending W during the afternoon.
Murraylands Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||6||14||90%||1-5mm||Nil||SSW 13||100||WSW 12||61|
||7||15||50%||1-5mm||Nil||S 10||95||SW 12||55|
The former owner of the Grantham quarry that allegedly contributed to the fatal 2011 flood has said the western embankment beside the quarry was a natural landmark and not manmade.
Strengthening El Nino to reduce rainfall in northern and south-east Australia but wetter conditions for Western Australia
The Bureau of Meteorology has confirmed the El Nino pattern is strengthening in the Pacific and is likely to persist into next year.
The impact of the drought is expected to be the main theme as Queensland's bush councils hold a major conference today.