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Central Forecast

  • Monday Partly cloudy. Areas of morning frost. High chance of showers in the west, slight chance elsewhere, falling as snow above 800 metres. Winds W 20 to 30 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures between 2 and 7.

  • Tuesday Cloudy. Patches of frost in the east in the early morning. Very high chance of showers. Snow falling above 1100 metres. Winds NW 25 to 40 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 4 and 1 above zero with daytime temperatures reaching between 5 and 10.

  • Wednesday Cloudy. Patches of morning frost in the east. High chance of showers or snow, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Winds W/NW 15 to 25 km/h turning SW 20 to 30 km/h during the morning then tending W/SW 15 to 20 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 2 and 3 above zero with daytime temperatures reaching between 3 and 8.

  • Thursday Partly cloudy. The chance of morning fog in the west. Areas of morning frost. Medium chance of showers, most likely in the evening. Snow possible above 700 metres. Light winds becoming N/NW 15 to 25 km/h during the day then becoming N 25 to 35 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 6 and minus 1 with daytime temperatures reaching between 4 and 9.

Issued Sun 19:40 EST

Central Weather Forecasts

Forecast Min Max Chance of rain Rain amount Frost risk 9am 3pm
Wind RH Wind RH
°C °C km/h % km/h %
Late shower
-3 6 90% 1-5mm Severe N 1 85 N 10 69
Showers increasing
-3 7 80% 5-10mm Severe - - - -
-7 3 90% 10-20mm Severe N 7 90 N 22 89
Possible shower
-4 9 90% - Severe - - - -
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Murray-Darling Basin Plan: Irrigation lobbyists offered access to confidential government documents

21:26 EST

The top water bureaucrat in NSW, Gavin Hanlon, has been secretly recorded offering to confidentially share internal government information with irrigation lobbyists — documents he proposed to strip of government logos and share via a special Dropbox account — to assist their lobbying against the contentious Murray-Darling Basin Plan.

Western Queensland drought leaves graziers facing more impossible choices

18:11 EST

For the first time in four years western Queensland sheep grazier Peter Clark has lambs in his flock, but as drought maintains its stranglehold on the region he may still be forced into another heart-wrenching stock reduction.

Brisbane thawing out after cold start

16:38 EST

Brisbane is enjoying a warm day after its coldest morning in two years.