King Island Weather
King Island Forecast
Thursday Mostly clear. Winds SW 15 to 25 km/h increasing to 20 to 30 km/h in the late evening.
Friday Cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers, most likely in the evening. Winds SW 25 to 30 km/h turning W early in the morning.
Saturday Cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely in the early morning. Winds W 20 to 30 km/h turning NW 25 to 40 km/h during the morning then decreasing to 20 to 25 km/h in the evening.
Sunday Partly cloudy. Winds NW 15 to 20 km/h turning N 20 to 30 km/h during the morning.
Monday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the evening. Winds N 20 to 25 km/h turning E/NE during the afternoon.
King Island Weather Forecasts
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||9||13||90%||5-10mm||Nil||NW 33||86||NW 41||78|
The 2016 snow season has reached a new peak depth this week according to measurements taken today.
Rain gauges as far north as the Gulf of Carpentaria and south to Ulladulla have received decent rainfall in the last 24 hours, some of which caused dangerous flooding.
A friend of a man feared drowned in floodwaters near Kyogle has told of "helplessly watching" the 72-year-old as he clung to a tree before being swept downstream.