Tuesday Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, falling as snow falling above 800 metres. Winds W/NW 30 to 45 km/h.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the late morning and afternoon, with possible hail, falling as snow above 300 metres, lifting in the afternoon and evening. Winds W 25 to 40 km/h.
Thursday Sunny. Areas of morning frost. Winds W/SW 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the morning.
Friday Mostly sunny. Areas of morning frost. Light winds.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Areas of morning frost about higher ground. Light winds.
Northeast Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||2||13||5%||< 1mm||Moderate||S 8||82||WNW 10||56|
||4||12||5%||< 1mm||Slight||SSW 13||76||ESE 9||58|
|Frost then sunny
||0||11||5%||< 1mm||High||S 6||85||WNW 8||62|
Drought concessional loan scheme to be re-opened within days, says Federal Government drought coordinator
A new "drought coordinator" working on the border of Victoria and South Australia, says the next round of drought concessional loans will be opened within days and funding boosts will be announced for a list of service providers.
Emergency workers have launched another rescue operation for people stranded in heavy snow, this time for 10 people snowed in at Lake Dobson in Mount Field National Park, about 75 kilometres north-west of Hobart.
Winter isn't over as yet! New South Wales just shivered through an unusually cold night.