South West Weather
South West Forecast
Thursday Mostly clear. Slight (20%) chance of a shower early this evening. Winds SW 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the late evening.
Friday Partly cloudy. Areas of fog and frost in the north in the morning. Medium (60%) chance of showers near the Otways, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Light winds becoming W 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the late afternoon.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Winds N/NW 15 to 25 km/h.
Sunday Mostly sunny. Winds N 20 to 30 km/h.
Monday Cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of rain, most likely in the afternoon and evening. Winds N 20 to 30 km/h turning NE during the morning.
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The 2016 snow season has reached a new peak depth this week according to measurements taken today.
Rain gauges as far north as the Gulf of Carpentaria and south to Ulladulla have received decent rainfall in the last 24 hours, some of which caused dangerous flooding.
A friend of a man feared drowned in floodwaters near Kyogle has told of "helplessly watching" the 72-year-old as he clung to a tree before being swept downstream.