Wednesday Mostly sunny. Areas of morning frost. Light winds. Daytime maximum temperatures between 8 and 13.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. Snow possible above 1200 metres. Light winds becoming NW 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day.
Friday Cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. Snow possible above 1100 metres. Winds NW 25 to 35 km/h.
Saturday Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers. Snow falling above 500 metres. Winds NW 25 to 35 km/h becoming light during the afternoon, and S/SW 15 to 25 km/h during the evening.
Northeast Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||4||12||50%||1-5mm||Slight||S 24||90||SSE 24||68|
||7||13||50%||1-5mm||Nil||SSE 39||86||SSE 37||70|
||2||11||50%||1-5mm||Moderate||S 22||92||SSE 21||72|
Agriculture Minister Joyce defends White Paper's drought loans, R&D spend and lack of inland rail plan
Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce says he is sympathetic to the concerns of drought-affected farmers about concessional loans, but has made no commitment to change the controversial schemes any time soon.
Canberra has chilled below freezing every morning this month, and a few days have been quite cold as well.
Over the last week, much of the southeast has been treated to cold, cloud-free nights with light winds.