Monday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower near the Grampians, near zero chance elsewhere. Light winds becoming SW 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 20s.
Tuesday Sunny. Light winds.
Wednesday Mostly sunny. Winds NE 15 to 25 km/h increasing to 25 to 35 km/h during the morning then shifting W/SW during the late afternoon and evening.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Winds SW 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the morning then becoming S/SW 15 to 20 km/h during the evening.
Wimmera Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||10||24||5%||< 1mm||Nil||S 14||82||S 19||37|
||10||26||5%||< 1mm||Nil||S 22||74||S 27||29|
||10||26||5%||< 1mm||Nil||S 21||74||S 26||28|
More than 12,000 insurance claims have already been lodged with damages at an estimated $31 million following the .
A category one cyclone has formed in the Gulf of Carpentaria but is due to weaken before heading towards the Northern Territory coast.
Emergency services are frustrated by people making bad decisions when faced with floodwater, as recent studies on flood deaths show young men and children are the most at-risk of dying.