East Gippsland Weather
East Gippsland Forecast
Monday Mostly clear. Slight (20%) chance of a shower early this evening, with possible hail. Snow possible above 600 metres. Winds W/SW 25 to 40 km/h decreasing to 15 to 25 km/h in the late evening.
Tuesday Mostly sunny. Areas of severe morning frost about the ranges. Winds W/SW 15 to 25 km/h tending W/NW early in the morning.
Wednesday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely from the late morning with possible hail. Snow falling above 600 metres. Winds NW 25 to 35 km/h turning W 25 to 40 km/h in the morning.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the morning and afternoon. Snow possible above 800 metres. Winds W/SW 25 to 40 km/h decreasing to 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon.
Friday Partly cloudy. Areas of morning frost. Medium (40%) chance of showers near the coast, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds W/NW 15 to 25 km/h tending W/SW during the morning then tending W/NW 15 to 20 km/h during the evening.
East Gippsland Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||4||12||70%||< 1mm||Slight||WNW 20||82||WSW 20||59|
||6||12||60%||1-5mm||Nil||SW 37||74||WSW 33||63|
||3||6||90%||1-5mm||Moderate||WSW 11||81||WNW 10||79|
|Windy with showers
||6||12||80%||< 1mm||Nil||SW 42||68||WSW 44||64|
||0||6||90%||< 1mm||High||SW 18||93||WSW 18||73|
||5||13||70%||< 1mm||Slight||SW 28||73||SW 24||58|
||5||12||60%||< 1mm||Slight||SW 27||74||WSW 27||63|
||4||9||60%||< 1mm||Slight||W 19||84||WSW 14||68|
||-1||8||60%||< 1mm||Severe||SW 11||80||SW 10||61|
||5||12||60%||1-5mm||Slight||W 16||80||WSW 18||64|
Two men stranded for nearly 24 hours with their sports car in deep snow at Mount Field, about 75 kilometres north-west of Hobart, have been rescued.
Rare snowfalls have blanketed the most unlikely parts of Tasmania, with farmers along the north-west coast waking up to white paddocks.
A former employee at the Grantham quarry has told the Queensland Floods Commission of Inquiry that quarry waste was not used to build embankment walls around the site.