Lower Derwent Weather
Lower Derwent Forecast
Thursday Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of light rain, becoming less likely later tonight. Snow falling above 600 metres. Winds NW 40 to 50 km/h turning W 35 to 55 km/h in the evening.
Friday Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers in the south, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Snow possible above 500 metres early then gradually rising. Winds W 30 to 45 km/h turning N 25 to 40 km/h during the day.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning. Snow falling above 400 metres. The chance of a thunderstorm in the far south in the morning and afternoon. Possible hail in the late morning and afternoon. Winds N/NW 35 to 50 km/h tending W/NW 30 to 45 km/h early in the morning.
Sunday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers. Snow falling above 500 metres. Winds NW 35 to 55 km/h.
Monday Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning. Snow falling to low levels. Possible hail. Winds W 30 to 45 km/h turning NW 20 to 30 km/h during the evening.
Lower Derwent Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||4||11||90%||-||Slight||WNW 37||66||W 36||70|
||5||10||90%||5-10mm||Slight||WNW 45||72||W 44||74|
||2||10||90%||5-10mm||Moderate||WNW 37||72||W 35||76|
||2||9||90%||5-10mm||Moderate||WNW 32||70||W 31||74|
||1||10||90%||5-10mm||High||WNW 29||68||WNW 28||75|
||5||11||90%||1-5mm||Slight||NW 30||69||W 30||52|
||3||12||90%||1-5mm||Moderate||WNW 31||67||W 32||51|
||1||10||50%||5-10mm||High||WNW 30||67||W 29||74|
||1||2||90%||10-20mm||High||WNW 42||94||W 38||93|
|Windy with snow
||-2||1||90%||1-5mm||Severe||WNW 31||100||W 30||100|
|Windy with showers
||4||11||50%||1-5mm||Slight||WNW 45||68||W 46||71|
||2||5||90%||10-20mm||Moderate||WNW 27||92||W 26||85|
An unusual weather pattern is bringing storms to Western Australia's Mid West, Gascoyne and Goldfields today, with residents warned to brace for damaging winds and possible flash flooding.
While northern parts of the country have experienced unseasonably warm temperatures, winter is business as usual in the south.
The former owner of the Grantham quarry that allegedly contributed to the fatal 2011 flood has said the western embankment beside the quarry was a natural landmark and not manmade.