Thursday Cloudy. Very high (95%) chance of rain, becoming less likely later tonight. Snow falling above 900 metres. Winds NW 35 to 55 km/h tending W 30 to 45 km/h in the late evening.
Friday Partly cloudy. Areas of frost in the morning, mainly about higher ground. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the evening. Snow possible above 600 metres early then gradually rising. Winds W 20 to 30 km/h turning NW 25 to 40 km/h in the late morning and early afternoon.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers in the morning. Snow falling above 600 metres. Winds NW 30 to 45 km/h tending W in the morning.
Sunday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Snow falling above 700 metres. Winds W/NW 40 to 60 km/h.
Monday Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning. Snow possible to low levels. Possible hail about higher ground in the morning and afternoon. Winds W 30 to 45 km/h decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h during the evening.
Northeast Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||4||12||90%||5-10mm||Slight||W 16||72||WNW 26||58|
||4||12||90%||1-5mm||Slight||W 23||78||WNW 31||69|
||1||10||90%||5-10mm||High||W 12||81||WNW 22||63|
An unusual weather pattern is bringing storms to parts of southern Western Australia, with residents in the Central West, Lower West, Great Southern and Central Wheatbelt districts told to brace for damaging winds and possible flash flooding.
While northern parts of the country have experienced unseasonably warm temperatures, winter is business as usual in the south.
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.