Furneaux Islands Weather
Furneaux Islands Forecast
Monday Partly cloudy. Very high (near 100%) chance of showers early this evening. Winds W 30 to 45 km/h.
Tuesday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Winds W 25 to 35 km/h. Low-Moderate.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower at night. Winds W/NW 15 to 25 km/h tending N/NW 20 to 30 km/h early in the morning.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Winds W/NW 20 to 30 km/h tending SW 25 to 40 km/h during the morning then tending S/SE 15 to 20 km/h during the evening.
Friday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. Winds SE 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the morning then becoming W 15 to 25 km/h during the evening.
Furneaux Islands Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||13||20||50%||1-5mm||Nil||WNW 24||68||W 33||55|
Tropical Cyclone Debbie is just hours from reaching the north Queensland coast.
More than 25,000 people need to move from low-lying areas in Mackay by midnight, with fears incoming Tropical Cyclone Debbie could cause inundation of up to 2.5 metres above the high tide level.
Tropical cyclones have long posed a serious threat to Queensland coastal communities, but after almost every disaster there have been lessons learnt to help people better prepare.