Tuesday Cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers, clearing in the evening. Winds W/SW 15 to 20 km/h turning S 15 to 25 km/h in the late afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low 20s.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. Winds S/SE 15 to 20 km/h turning E during the day.
Thursday Sunny. Winds E/NE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning.
Friday Mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of a shower near the south coast in the morning and afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds SE 15 to 25 km/h.
Southwest Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||10||24||5%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 20||56||SE 19||36|
||8||21||5%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 14||62||SE 15||36|
||11||21||5%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 17||61||SSE 22||43|
The eye of Cyclone Debbie has made landfall along the north Queensland coastline near Airlie Beach, after the eye of the slow-moving category four system passed Hayman Island and hurricane-force winds battered the Whitsunday Islands.
Panicked residents in areas affected by Cyclone Debbie have relayed their experiences to the ABC as torrential rain and wind gusts pummel the region.
Tropical Cyclone Debbie has made landfall on the north Queensland coast.