Upper Derwent Weather
Upper Derwent Forecast
Monday Mostly clear. Slight (30%) chance of a snow shower in the south early this evening with possible hail. Areas of severe frost later tonight. Winds W/SW 20 to 30 km/h tending W/NW 15 to 20 km/h in the evening.
Tuesday Partly cloudy. Areas of severe morning frost. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely in the evening with gusty winds and possible hail in the S. Snow falling above 300 metres. Winds NW 25 to 40 km/h.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers or snow, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Possible hail. Winds W/NW 20 to 30 km/h tending W/SW 20 to 25 km/h during the afternoon and evening.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Areas of morning frost. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the south in the morning, with snow possible above 400 metres. Winds SW 15 to 25 km/h turning W 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon.
Friday Partly cloudy. Areas of morning frost. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the south. Light winds.
Upper Derwent Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||-2||10||30%||< 1mm||Severe||W 13||82||W 16||62|
||-2||10||30%||< 1mm||Severe||W 14||85||W 16||61|
||-1||10||10%||< 1mm||Severe||W 15||83||W 17||61|
||-1||10||40%||< 1mm||High||NW 10||90||W 12||63|
Two men stranded for nearly 24 hours with their sports car in deep snow at Mount Field, about 75 kilometres north-west of Hobart, have been rescued.
Rare snowfalls have blanketed the most unlikely parts of Tasmania, with farmers along the north-west coast waking up to white paddocks.
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.