Lower Derwent Weather
Lower Derwent Forecast
Thursday Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers in the far south, medium (50%) chance elsewhere. Winds W/NW 20 to 30 km/h tending W/SW 25 to 35 km/h in the middle of the day then tending W/NW 15 to 25 km/h in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 12 and 17. Low-Moderate.
Friday Partly cloudy. The chance of fog in the early morning. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the far south, most likely at night. Winds W/NW 15 to 20 km/h tending N/NW 20 to 30 km/h during the day.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers in the south, medium (60%) chance elsewhere. Winds N/NW 25 to 35 km/h turning W 25 to 40 km/h during the morning.
Sunday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the south. Winds W/NW 20 to 30 km/h turning S/SW 15 to 25 km/h during the morning.
Lower Derwent Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||10||17||40%||< 1mm||Nil||W 28||66||WSW 33||52|
||9||17||40%||< 1mm||Nil||WNW 18||69||WSW 25||46|
||8||17||40%||< 1mm||Nil||WNW 19||66||SW 29||42|
||4||9||30%||< 1mm||Slight||W 19||82||WSW 22||72|
||4||10||50%||< 1mm||Slight||W 11||90||W 18||66|
Hundreds of thousands of school kids have been sent home as ex-Cyclone Debbie nears south-east Queensland, bringing flash flooding with more than a month's worth of rain in a single day.
Emergency services says 40 people who were stranded on the roofs of their flooded houses in the north Queensland city of Mackay are now safe and well.
Heavy rain is wreaking havoc across Queensland today as the remnants of ex-Tropical Cyclone Debbie move through the south-east.