North East Weather
North East Forecast
Wednesday Clear. Winds S/SE 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the late evening.
Thursday Mostly sunny. Light winds. Low-Moderate.
Friday Mostly sunny morning. Medium (40%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and early evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Light winds.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Areas of morning fog. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Light winds.
Sunday Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Light winds becoming N/NW 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon then becoming light during the evening.
North East Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||11||25||5%||< 1mm||Nil||S 9||61||SSE 9||33|
||11||25||5%||< 1mm||Nil||S 18||49||S 14||27|
||9||24||5%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 9||56||SE 10||25|
||11||27||5%||< 1mm||Nil||SSE 6||55||SW 6||31|
||10||23||5%||< 1mm||Nil||SSE 13||60||SSE 13||31|
||9||24||5%||< 1mm||Nil||SSE 13||52||SSE 12||24|
||6||10||5%||< 1mm||Nil||SSE 28||62||SE 22||52|
||11||21||5%||< 1mm||Nil||SSE 9||60||SSE 6||35|
||5||10||5%||< 1mm||Slight||SSE 25||51||SE 20||50|
||6||10||5%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 30||57||SE 22||51|
||10||25||5%||< 1mm||Nil||S 14||56||S 16||22|
The dry season through Tasmania's midlands, east coast and south-east is becoming a serious situation according to Coal Valley farmer, Justin Nichols.
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.