Upper Derwent Weather
Upper Derwent Forecast
Monday Partly cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers, most likely this afternoon. Winds N 40 to 60 km/h turning W/NW 30 to 45 km/h in the late afternoon then becoming NW 25 to 35 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the mid to high 20s. High.
Tuesday Partly cloudy. Winds NW 20 to 30 km/h.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. Winds N/NW 20 to 30 km/h increasing to 40 km/h before tending W/NW 15 to 25 km/h during the day.
Thursday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning. Winds W/NW 15 to 25 km/h tending W/SW during the day then becoming light during the evening.
Upper Derwent Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||2||17||90%||< 1mm||Moderate||NW 8||87||WNW 20||49|
Thousands of north Queenslanders are being evacuated as Cyclone Debbie bears down on the coast, bringing winds of up to 240 kilometres per hour and possibly a four-metre storm surge.
Tropical cyclones have long posed a serious threat to Queensland coastal communities, but after almost every disaster there have been lessons learnt to help people better prepare.
Victoria is being hit with strong winds as the weather bureau warns of gusts of up to 100 kilometres per hour and possible thunderstorms.