Tuesday Clear. Light winds.
Wednesday Mostly sunny day. Slight (30%) chance of showers in the evening. Light winds becoming W/NW 25 to 35 km/h in the middle of the day then turning cooler SW 25 to 40 km/h in the evening.
Thursday Mostly sunny. Winds SW 15 to 20 km/h turning S 20 to 30 km/h in the morning.
Friday Sunny. Winds S 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Light winds becoming S 15 to 25 km/h during the day.
Mallee Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||7||24||5%||< 1mm||Nil||S 17||59||S 20||25|
||7||24||5%||< 1mm||Nil||S 21||57||S 21||23|
||8||23||5%||< 1mm||Nil||S 19||62||S 20||26|
As Cyclone Debbie crossed the north Queensland coast, it created wind gusts of up to 263kph.
Engineers are frantically working to solve engine problems on the Royal Australian Navy's two largest ships, with fears the Landing Helicopter Docks (LHDs) could be out of action for several weeks.
Tropical Cyclone Debbie has been downgraded to a category three system, having made landfall along the north Queensland coastline near Airlie Beach earlier this afternoon as a slow-moving category four system.