Monday Partly cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers during this afternoon and early evening. The chance of a thunderstorm this afternoon. Winds NW/NE 20 to 30 km/h tending N/NW 30 to 45 km/h in the middle of the day then turning W 35 to 50 km/h in the late afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures 22 to 27. High.
Tuesday Partly cloudy. Winds W 25 to 35 km/h.
Wednesday Cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely in the evening. Winds NW 25 to 40 km/h.
Thursday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Snow falling above 1500 metres. Winds W 15 to 25 km/h shifting S/SE during the evening.
Northeast Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||10||17||30%||< 1mm||Nil||WNW 15||77||W 16||53|
Victoria is being hit with strong winds as the weather bureau warns of gusts of up to 100 kilometres per hour and possible thunderstorms.
Tropical cyclones have long posed a serious threat to Queensland coastal communities, but after almost every disaster there have been lessons learnt to help people better prepare.
Tropical Cyclone Debbie is just hours from reaching the northern Queensland coast.