Upper South East Weather
Upper South East Forecast
Monday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower near the coast this morning. Light winds becoming SW 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low 20s.
Tuesday Sunny. Patchy fog south of Keith in the early morning. Light winds becoming NE 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening.
Wednesday Mostly sunny. Winds NE 25 to 35 km/h shifting W/SW 25 to 40 km/h during the afternoon.
Thursday Cloud clearing. Winds SW 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the evening.
Upper South East Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||8||23||30%||< 1mm||Nil||W 8||65||SW 20||31|
||5||21||30%||< 1mm||Slight||W 8||66||SW 16||37|
More than 12,000 insurance claims have already been lodged with damages at an estimated $31 million following the .
A category one cyclone has formed in the Gulf of Carpentaria but is due to weaken before heading towards the Northern Territory coast.
Emergency services are frustrated by people making bad decisions when faced with floodwater, as recent studies on flood deaths show young men and children are the most at-risk of dying.