Wednesday Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm with little or no rainfall. Winds E/SE 25 to 35 km/h.
Thursday Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm with little or no rainfall in the morning. Winds E 25 to 40 km/h becoming light in the early afternoon then becoming E/SE 15 to 20 km/h in the evening.
Friday Partly cloudy. Light winds becoming N/NE 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the middle of the day.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower on and east of the ranges in the afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon. Winds N/NE 20 to 30 km/h tending N/NW during the morning then becoming light during the evening.
Sunday Mostly sunny. Light winds becoming W/SW 15 to 25 km/h during the day then tending S/SW 15 to 20 km/h during the evening.
Flinders Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||13||35||40%||< 1mm||Nil||E 14||39||W 5||13|
||14||37||60%||< 1mm||Nil||E 12||34||WNW 11||10|
||12||31||40%||1-5mm||Nil||NE 11||45||S 5||21|
The dry season through Tasmania's midlands, east coast and south-east is becoming a serious situation according to Coal Valley farmer, Justin Nichols.
The weather bureau says the month of September was the third driest on record in Australia.
Children in remote areas of Papua New Guinea are dying as a result of food shortages caused by frost and worsening drought, villagers say.