Thursday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers, mainly in the east, becoming less likely later this evening. Winds S/SW 20 to 30 km/h decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening.
Friday Partly cloudy. Patchy fog near the Yarra Valley in the early morning. Slight (20%) chance of a light shower near the coast. Winds S/SW 15 to 20 km/h tending W/SW before dawn then becoming light in the evening.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Patchy fog near the Yarra Valley in the early morning. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the morning and early afternoon. Winds NW/SW 20 to 30 km/h tending S/SW in the middle of the day then becoming light in the late evening.
Sunday Cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. Winds S/SW 15 to 20 km/h turning SE 15 to 25 km/h during the day.
Monday Mostly sunny. Patchy morning fog near the Yarra Valley. Slight (20%) chance of a shower near the Otways. Winds E/SE 15 to 25 km/h tending S/SE 15 to 20 km/h during the day then tending E/SE during the evening.
Central Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||10||23||5%||< 1mm||Nil||NE 9||73||SE 20||48|
||5||22||10%||< 1mm||Slight||ENE 17||66||ENE 12||35|
||11||23||5%||< 1mm||Nil||ENE 6||69||SSE 10||49|
||10||23||5%||< 1mm||Nil||ENE 6||79||SE 14||52|
||13||22||5%||< 1mm||Nil||ENE 10||69||SSE 9||53|
||13||23||5%||< 1mm||Nil||ENE 9||70||SSE 10||56|
||7||22||5%||< 1mm||Nil||ENE 6||68||SE 10||41|
||11||24||5%||< 1mm||Nil||ENE 12||68||SSE 11||56|
An evacuation order is issued by the SES for the city of Lismore and areas around Murwillumbah, with further warnings in place for areas around Tweed Heads, as floodwaters threaten towns and properties in northern NSW.
After laying waste to the north Queensland coast, ex-Cyclone Debbie has unleashed a torrent of rain on south-east Queensland, causing flash flooding and putting the region in lockdown.
Heavy rain is wreaking havoc across Queensland today as the remnants of ex-Tropical Cyclone Debbie move through the south-east.