East Coast Weather
East Coast Forecast
Tuesday Cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers. Winds NW/SW 20 to 30 km/h.
Wednesday Mostly sunny. Winds W 25 to 35 km/h increasing to 35 to 50 km/h early in the morning then tending SW 30 to 45 km/h in the morning. High.
Thursday Becoming cloudy. Winds W/SW 15 to 25 km/h shifting E/NE 20 to 30 km/h in the late morning.
Friday Cloudy. Very high (95%) chance of rain, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Winds E/NE 20 to 30 km/h shifting S/SW 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the south, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds W 15 to 20 km/h tending SW in the afternoon then becoming light during the evening.
East Coast Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||13||22||5%||< 1mm||Nil||WSW 28||49||SW 30||37|
Prolonged heatwave conditions are helping elevate the bushfire threat in parts of New South Wales this week, after a slow start to the season.
A four-day heatwave that begins on Wednesday will bring the same kind of conditions that saw more than 200 Queenslanders treated for heat stroke and dehydration last week.
A Queensland MP is calling on the major banks to develop offsetting options for farm management deposits to help landholders save in the good times.