Central North Weather
Central North Forecast
Thursday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers, most likely this afternoon. Snow possible above 700 metres. Winds W 20 to 30 km/h increasing to 25 to 40 km/h in the morning then turning NW 20 to 30 km/h in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures around 13. High.
Friday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the morning. Winds W/NW 20 to 30 km/h decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening.
Saturday Becoming cloudy. Winds W/NW 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning, and NW 15 to 25 km/h in the afternoon.
Sunday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the afternoon. Winds W/NW 15 to 25 km/h tending N/NW during the afternoon then becoming light in the evening.
Central North Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||10||21||50%||< 1mm||Nil||WNW 10||68||WNW 20||45|
||8||21||60%||< 1mm||Nil||WNW 16||66||WNW 21||39|
Another seven Queensland regions have been drought declared, including Townsville and the Burdekin region, which are in the usually wet areas of north Queensland.
Financial assistance is being offered to farmers impacted by a severe hail storm in October in northern New South Wales.
A severe weather warning is in place for damaging winds up to 90 kilometres per hour in Canberra today.