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Mon 15:23 EST
Current Warnings

Central Forecast

  • Monday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of snow showers, with possible hail. Areas of severe frost late tonight. Winds SW 25 to 35 km/h tending NW/SW 15 to 25 km/h in the late evening.

  • Tuesday Cloudy. Areas of severe morning frost. Very high (near 100%) chance of snow showers, most likely from around midday. Gusty winds and possible hail. Heavy snow falls possible in the west. Winds W/NW 25 to 40 km/h.

  • Wednesday Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of snow showers, with possible hail. Winds W 30 to 40 km/h turning SW 25 to 35 km/h during the day.

  • Thursday Partly cloudy. Areas of morning frost in the east. High (80%) chance of showers or snow in the west, medium (40%) chance elsewhere. Possible hail. Winds SW 20 to 30 km/h.

  • Friday Partly cloudy. Areas of morning frost. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the west, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. Snow possible above 1000 metres. Winds NW/SW 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the day.

Issued Mon 16:25 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 %
Clearing shower
0 6 30% < 1mm High WNW 1 92 WSW 3 75
Clearing shower
-2 5 40% < 1mm Severe SW 9 100 SW 8 81
Mostly cloudy
-4 4 20% < 1mm Severe SW 10 98 SW 12 75
Clearing shower
0 7 30% - High SW 11 92 WSW 10 75
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Rescue effort to reach couple trapped overnight in snowy central Tasmania, more snowfalls expected

16:03 EST

Tasmania Police are trying to reach a snowbound couple trapped in their car at Mount Field, in Tasmania's central south, with more snow on the way.

Farmers across Tasmania wake up to pastures and vegetable paddocks covered in snow

15:50 EST

Rare snowfalls have blanketed the most unlikely parts of Tasmania, with farmers along the north-west coast waking up to white paddocks.

Grantham flood inquiry: Quarry worker denies waste used to build embankment walls

15:42 EST

A former employee at the Grantham quarry has told the Queensland Floods Commission of Inquiry that quarry waste was not used to build embankment walls around the site.