Furneaux Islands Weather
Furneaux Islands Forecast
Thursday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Winds W/SW 15 to 20 km/h tending SE/SW in the morning then becoming light in the early afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures between 11 and 14. Sun protection not recommended, UV Index predicted to reach 2 [Low].
Friday Partly cloudy. Winds W 25 to 35 km/h.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers. Winds W 25 to 40 km/h.
Sunday Partly cloudy. Winds W 20 to 30 km/h becoming light during the afternoon.
Furneaux Islands Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||10||15||90%||1-5mm||Nil||NNE 23||90||NNW 25||84|
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.
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.
Launceston's flood levees have been hailed as a game-changer in minimising the impact of the June flood emergency.