East Coast Weather
East Coast Forecast
Wednesday Partly cloudy. Winds NE/SE 15 to 25 km/h tending NW/NE 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening.
Thursday Cloudy. Very high (95%) chance of rain. Rain heavy at times from the late morning. Winds N/NE 15 to 25 km/h tending E/NE 45 to 65 km/h before dawn then tending NW/NE 35 to 50 km/h in the late evening. Low-Moderate.
Friday Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of rain, most likely in the morning. Winds W/NW 35 to 50 km/h tending W/SW 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then turning NW in the afternoon.
Saturday Cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Winds NW 15 to 25 km/h turning W 20 to 30 km/h during the afternoon.
Sunday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the afternoon and evening. Winds W/NW 15 to 25 km/h tending N/NW 25 to 40 km/h during the morning then decreasing to 15 to 25 km/h during the evening.
East Coast Weather Forecasts
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||8||20||90%||1-5mm||Nil||N 17||73||N 28||57|
Power is gradually being turned back on across parts of South Australia but much of the state remains in darkness after a widespread blackout.
Tasmanians are being warned to prepare for wind and rains forecast to lash the state on Thursday.
Federal Energy Minister Josh Frydenberg says serious questions will be raised about how the entirety of South Australia could be left without electricity in the wake of a huge storm, dubbed the largest in 50 years.