Furneaux Islands Weather
Furneaux Islands Forecast
Monday Clear. Winds SW 35 to 55 km/h decreasing to 25 to 35 km/h in the late evening.
Tuesday Partly cloudy. Very high (near 100%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. Snow falling above 500 metres. Possible hail in the morning. Winds SW 25 to 30 km/h turning W/NW 40 to 60 km/h during the day.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely in the early morning. Snow falling above 500 metres. Possible hail. Winds W 35 to 55 km/h decreasing to 35 to 45 km/h in the morning then turning SW in the evening.
Thursday Mostly sunny. Winds SW 30 to 45 km/h decreasing to 15 to 25 km/h during the day then turning W during the afternoon.
Friday Mostly sunny. Winds W 15 to 25 km/h tending SW during the morning then becoming light during the day.
Furneaux Islands Weather Forecasts
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||6||12||10%||< 1mm||Nil||SW 14||80||WSW 17||68|
Two men stranded with their car in deep snow at Mount Field, about 75 kilometres north-west of Hobart, for nearly 24 hours have been rescued.
Rare snowfalls have blanketed the most unlikely parts of Tasmania, with farmers along the north-west coast waking up to white paddocks.
A former employee at the Grantham quarry has told the Queensland Floods Commission of Inquiry that quarry waste was not used to build embankment walls around the site.