West & Sth Coast Weather
West & Sth Coast Forecast
Friday Mostly clear. Winds NW/SW 15 to 20 km/h tending NW/NE in the late evening.
Saturday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and early evening. Winds NW/NE 20 to 30 km/h becoming NW 25 to 35 km/h early in the morning then tending W 20 to 30 km/h in the evening. High.
Sunday Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Winds W/NW 30 to 45 km/h.
Monday Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers. Snow possible above 1300 metres. Winds NW 25 to 40 km/h increasing to 55 km/h before turning W/SW 25 to 40 km/h during the evening.
Tuesday Cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Snow possible above 1000 metres. Winds SW 25 to 40 km/h decreasing to 15 to 25 km/h during the evening.
West & Sth Coast Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||12||15||90%||5-10mm||Nil||WNW 50||77||W 60||58|
||6||8||90%||5-10mm||Nil||WNW 36||100||WSW 33||83|
||10||16||90%||5-10mm||Nil||WNW 31||80||W 39||54|
||12||20||90%||5-10mm||Nil||WNW 36||73||WSW 39||48|
Rain in parts of western Queensland in the past week has raised hope that the drought may finally be over, but the long, dry years have already devastated pastures and wiped out incomes for many farming families.
Solid central Australian rain a bonus as pastoral company progresses with drought-proofing strategy aimed at selling heavier cattle
A Central Australian pastoral company says recent solid rain across its five cattle stations is a welcome bonus as it continues with a drought-proofing strategy.
Queensland's first cyclone of the season poses no immediate threat to the coast but may whip up dangerous swells for south-east beaches early next week, the Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) says.