King Island Weather
King Island Forecast
Wednesday Clear. Winds S 15 to 20 km/h.
Thursday Sunny. Winds S/SE 15 to 20 km/h turning E 15 to 25 km/h in the morning.
Friday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. Winds E 15 to 20 km/h becoming light before dawn.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. Light winds becoming E 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon then becoming light during the evening.
Sunday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Light winds becoming NW 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then tending NW/SW during the day.
King Island Weather Forecasts
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||8||15||40%||< 1mm||Nil||S 15||91||SSE 22||67|
The dry season through Tasmania's midlands, east coast and south-east is becoming a serious situation according to Coal Valley farmer, Justin Nichols.
The weather bureau says the month of September was the third driest on record in Australia.
Children in remote areas of Papua New Guinea are dying as a result of food shortages caused by frost and worsening drought, villagers say.