Furneaux Islands Weather
Furneaux Islands Forecast
Thursday Cloudy. Very high (95%) chance of rain, becoming less likely later tonight. Winds NW 40 to 60 km/h tending W 45 to 65 km/h in the late evening.
Friday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the morning and afternoon. Winds W 35 to 55 km/h decreasing to 25 to 40 km/h before dawn then turning N/NW in the evening.
Saturday Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers in the morning. Winds N/NW 25 to 35 km/h turning W 35 to 55 km/h in the late morning.
Sunday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. Winds W/NW 35 to 55 km/h.
Monday Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning. Snow falling above 400 metres. Winds W/SW 35 to 55 km/h decreasing to 20 to 30 km/h during the evening.
Furneaux Islands Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
|Windy with showers
||7||12||90%||5-10mm||Nil||NW 38||81||W 50||75|
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.