East Coast Weather
East Coast Forecast
Thursday Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of rain in the north, medium (60%) chance elsewhere. Winds NW 40 to 55 km/h turning SW 20 to 30 km/h in the late evening.
Friday Partly cloudy. Areas of frost in the morning, mainly about higher ground. Slight (20%) chance of a shower about higher ground at night. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds W 20 to 30 km/h turning N/NW 25 to 40 km/h during the day.
Saturday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers in the morning. Snow possible above 500 metres. Winds W/NW 30 to 45 km/h.
Sunday Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Snow possible above 700 metres. Winds NW 35 to 55 km/h.
Monday Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers in the south, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Snow possible to low levels. Possible hail in the morning and afternoon. Winds W 25 to 35 km/h turning NW 15 to 25 km/h during the evening.
East Coast Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||6||13||70%||< 1mm||Nil||W 30||80||WNW 31||43|
||1||10||70%||1-5mm||Moderate||W 23||100||WNW 24||50|
||6||12||70%||< 1mm||Nil||W 29||81||WNW 30||44|
||1||7||70%||< 1mm||High||W 24||100||W 24||58|
||3||11||70%||< 1mm||Moderate||W 31||89||W 31||48|
||5||12||70%||1-5mm||Slight||W 32||99||WNW 31||49|
||3||12||70%||< 1mm||Moderate||W 28||89||W 30||43|
An unusual weather pattern is bringing storms to parts of southern Western Australia, with residents in the Central West, Lower West, Great Southern and Central Wheatbelt districts told 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.