Monday Clear. Areas of severe frost later tonight. Winds W/SW 25 to 40 km/h decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the evening.
Tuesday Partly cloudy. Areas of severe morning frost. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening, falling as snow above 400 metres. Possible hail in the morning. Winds W/SW 15 to 20 km/h tending W/NW 35 to 50 km/h in the morning.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon, with possible hail. Snow possible above 300 metres. Winds W 25 to 40 km/h.
Thursday Mostly sunny. Areas of frost in the morning, mainly about higher ground. Winds SW 20 to 30 km/h tending W 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon then becoming light during the evening.
Friday Partly cloudy. Areas of morning frost. Light winds.
Northeast Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||3||12||60%||< 1mm||Moderate||ESE 6||77||NW 9||57|
||6||12||60%||< 1mm||Nil||S 10||79||SE 11||63|
|Frost then sunny
||1||10||60%||< 1mm||High||ESE 5||81||NNE 6||66|
Tasmanian snow: Rescue effort underway to reach couple trapped in snowy central Tasmania; more snowfalls expected
A Tasmanian rescue helicopter has abandoned plans to winch out a couple trapped with their car in Mount Field national park after heavy snowfall in the state.
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.