Tuesday Becoming cloudy. Areas of severe morning frost. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely during this afternoon and evening. Snow falling above 700 metres. Possible hail in the late morning. Winds W 35 to 50 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures between 6 and 12.
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|
||4||12||60%||1-5mm||Slight||NW 23||92||WSW 23||65|
||7||12||60%||1-5mm||Nil||NW 28||87||S 26||70|
||3||11||60%||1-5mm||Moderate||NW 18||91||SW 18||65|
After the wettest June in 72 years of records at Cairns, July's monthly rain was slightly below average, recording 25mm compared to 178mm the month before.
Grantham flood inquiry: Three people missing after 2011 deluge in Queensland never found, commission hears
Three people who went missing during the deadly 2011 Grantham flood have never been found, an inquiry in Queensland has heard.
Two men stranded for nearly 24 hours with their sports car in deep snow at Mount Field, about 75 kilometres north-west of Hobart, have been rescued.