South West Weather
South West Forecast
Thursday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers in the south, medium (40%) chance elsewhere. Winds W/SW 15 to 20 km/h tending S/SW 20 to 30 km/h in the late morning and afternoon then decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures around 17.
Friday Partly cloudy. The chance of fog in the north in the early morning. Medium (40%) chance of showers near the coast, near zero chance elsewhere. Light winds.
Saturday Cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers near the coast, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Light winds becoming W/SW 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then tending S/SW during the afternoon.
Sunday Cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the south, most likely in the morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Light winds becoming S/SE 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the evening.
South West Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||13||16||50%||< 1mm||Nil||WSW 34||67||SW 27||61|
||10||18||20%||< 1mm||Nil||W 23||82||WSW 29||50|
||8||12||10%||< 1mm||Nil||WSW 21||79||SW 21||55|
||8||17||20%||< 1mm||Nil||WSW 21||81||SW 26||51|
||8||19||40%||< 1mm||Nil||WSW 16||84||SW 24||51|
||12||18||50%||< 1mm||Nil||WSW 24||69||SW 24||56|
||10||19||40%||< 1mm||Nil||WSW 22||77||SW 32||59|
Parts of south-east Queensland have been hit with more than 200 millimetres of rain, stranding people in flash flooding and causing schools to remain closed on Friday.
NSW floods: SES evacuation orders and warnings for Murwillumbah and Tweed Heads areas as rescues underway
An evacuation order has been issued by the SES for areas around Murwillumbah, Condong and Tumbulgum, with further warnings in place for areas around Tweed Heads, as floodwaters threaten towns and properties in northern NSW.
A number of central Queensland coal mines operated by BHP Billiton and Glencore remain shut due to torrential rain as ex-Tropical Cyclone Debbie continued to make its way through the state.