Lower South East Weather
Lower South East Forecast
Monday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. Light winds.
Tuesday Cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower, increasing to a medium (40%) chance in the afternoon, and a high (80%) chance from late afternoon. Light winds becoming NW 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then tending W 25 to 35 km/h in the middle of the day.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning. Winds W 25 to 35 km/h turning SW 25 to 40 km/h early in the morning then decreasing to 15 to 25 km/h in the late evening.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. Winds SW 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the morning.
Friday Partly cloudy. The chance of morning fog. Slight (30%) chance of a shower, most likely in the morning and early afternoon. Light winds.
Lower South East Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||6||13||60%||1-5mm||Nil||ENE 16||86||N 16||67|
||4||13||60%||< 1mm||Slight||NNE 10||91||SE 14||63|
||5||13||60%||1-5mm||Slight||N 12||90||NNW 14||65|
||4||13||60%||< 1mm||Slight||ENE 12||93||SE 16||68|
||7||13||60%||1-5mm||Nil||NE 10||86||N 13||69|
Two men stranded with their car in deep snow at Mount Field, about 75 kilometres north-west of Hobart, for nearly 24 hours 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.