Upper South East Weather
Upper South East Forecast
Monday Slight (20%) chance of a shower, mainly near the coast. Light winds.
Tuesday Cloudy. Slight(30%) chance of a shower, increasing to a medium (50%) chance of showers from late afternoon. Light winds becoming NW 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then tending W 20 to 30 km/h in the middle of the day.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning. Winds W 20 to 30 km/h tending SW 25 to 40 km/h in the morning then decreasing to 15 to 25 km/h in the evening.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. Winds SW 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the morning.
Friday Partly cloudy. The chance of morning fog. Slight (20%) chance of a shower near the coast. Light winds.
Upper South East Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||5||14||90%||1-5mm||Slight||NW 9||79||WNW 26||63|
||7||14||90%||1-5mm||Nil||W 16||76||W 27||65|
||3||12||90%||1-5mm||Slight||NW 12||85||WNW 24||73|
Two men stranded for nearly 24 hours with their sports car in deep snow at Mount Field, about 75 kilometres north-west of Hobart, have been rescued.
Rare snowfalls have blanketed the most unlikely parts of Tasmania, with farmers along the north-west coast waking up to white paddocks.
A former employee at the Grantham quarry has told the Queensland Floods Commission of Inquiry that quarry waste was not used to build embankment walls around the site.