King Island Weather
King Island Forecast
Thursday Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of rain, becoming less likely later this evening. Winds NW 40 to 50 km/h turning SW 30 to 45 km/h in the evening.
Friday Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely at night. Winds SW 25 to 35 km/h turning NW in the middle of the day then increasing to 30 to 45 km/h in the late evening.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers, most likely in the early morning. Winds N/NW 35 to 45 km/h turning W 35 to 50 km/h early in the morning.
Sunday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers. Winds W 35 to 55 km/h.
Monday Partly cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning with possible hail. Winds W/SW 35 to 50 km/h decreasing to 20 to 25 km/h during the evening.
King Island Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||7||11||70%||1-5mm||Nil||WSW 36||88||WSW 41||81|
The former owner of the Grantham quarry that allegedly contributed to the fatal 2011 flood has said the western embankment beside the quarry was a natural landmark and not manmade.
Strengthening El Nino to reduce rainfall in northern and south-east Australia but wetter conditions for Western Australia
The Bureau of Meteorology has confirmed the El Nino pattern is strengthening in the Pacific and is likely to persist into next year.
The impact of the drought is expected to be the main theme as Queensland's bush councils hold a major conference today.