Wednesday Mostly sunny. Winds S 20 to 30 km/h turning SE 20 to 25 km/h in the morning. Daytime maximum temperatures between 19 and 23. Low-Moderate.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Winds SE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light before dawn.
Friday Mostly sunny morning. Slight (20%) chance of a shower, most likely in the afternoon. Light winds becoming E/NE 15 to 20 km/h during the evening.
Saturday Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm with little or no rainfall in the afternoon and evening. Winds NE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning then becoming NE 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon.
Wimmera Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||11||28||60%||< 1mm||Nil||ENE 6||89||N 7||37|
||10||30||60%||1-5mm||Nil||ENE 13||82||NW 14||28|
||12||31||60%||1-5mm||Nil||E 7||64||WNW 7||32|
||12||30||70%||1-5mm||Nil||NE 10||85||NNW 14||26|
||11||28||60%||1-5mm||Nil||SSW 8||70||WNW 7||40|
The weather bureau says the month of September was the third driest on record in Australia.
Children in remote areas of Papua New Guinea are dying as a result of food shortages caused by frost and worsening drought, villagers say.
Upper Hunter farmers are concerned a spike in warm weather across the region could take its toll on crop yields.