Lower Derwent Weather
Lower Derwent Forecast
Saturday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers in the far south, medium (40%) chance elsewhere. Winds NW 20 to 30 km/h turning W 25 to 40 km/h in the early afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures 22 to 28. High.
Sunday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the south, most likely in the afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds W/NW 30 to 45 km/h.
Monday Cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. Winds NW 25 to 35 km/h increasing to 30 to 45 km/h during the afternoon then tending W 35 to 50 km/h during the evening.
Tuesday Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Snow possible above 1000 metres. Winds W 35 to 50 km/h turning SW during the morning.
Lower Derwent Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||13||18||50%||< 1mm||Nil||WSW 22||65||WSW 27||44|
||13||21||50%||< 1mm||Nil||WSW 23||61||WSW 32||35|
|Windy with showers
||6||13||70%||< 1mm||Nil||WSW 31||89||WSW 29||57|
||9||15||60%||< 1mm||Nil||WSW 18||87||WSW 19||50|
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.