Great Southern Weather
Great Southern Forecast
Wednesday Sunny. Winds NE 25 to 35 km/h becoming light in the late afternoon then becoming E/NE 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 20s.
Thursday Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower or thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds NE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light before dawn then becoming S/SE 15 to 25 km/h in the late afternoon.
Friday Sunny. Winds SE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning.
Saturday Sunny morning. Slight (30%) chance of a shower or thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds E/NE 15 to 20 km/h tending NW/SW 15 to 25 km/h during the day then tending SE/SW 15 to 20 km/h during the evening.
Great Southern Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||14||35||50%||< 1mm||Nil||NNE 12||41||NNW 14||20|
||14||35||70%||1-5mm||Nil||NNE 15||34||NNW 15||18|
||14||36||70%||< 1mm||Nil||NNE 16||29||NW 16||16|
||15||35||70%||1-5mm||Nil||NNW 14||36||W 10||25|
||16||36||70%||1-5mm||Nil||N 17||33||NW 14||18|
||16||36||30%||1-5mm||Nil||N 14||31||NW 12||21|
||12||34||70%||1-5mm||Nil||N 17||37||NW 14||20|
||15||35||50%||< 1mm||Nil||N 12||37||NNW 14||19|
||14||34||30%||1-5mm||Nil||N 14||36||WNW 9||26|
||11||33||50%||1-5mm||Nil||N 8||42||WNW 7||25|
The dry season through Tasmania's midlands, east coast and south-east is becoming a serious situation according to Coal Valley farmer, Justin Nichols.
The weather bureau says the month of September was the third driest on record in Australia.
Children in remote areas of Papua New Guinea are dying as a result of food shortages caused by frost and worsening drought, villagers say.