Mid North Weather
Mid North Forecast
Thursday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower, mainly in the west, becoming less likely this afternoon and evening. Winds S/SW 15 to 20 km/h increasing to 20 to 30 km/h during the morning then tending S/SE 15 to 20 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 17 and 20.
Friday Partly cloudy. The chance of light morning frost in the east. Light winds becoming S 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the south. Light winds becoming S 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon.
Sunday Mostly sunny. Light winds becoming SE 15 to 20 km/h during the morning.
Mid North Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||6||20||5%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 8||57||SSE 12||30|
||7||26||5%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 16||58||SSE 18||35|
||6||22||5%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 18||51||SSE 24||30|
||6||23||5%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 20||54||SSE 28||28|
All south-east Queensland schools have been shut today and businesses are being asked to close by lunchtime as ex-Cyclone Debbie nears, bringing severe thunderstorms, torrential rain and flash flooding.
Government loans announced for cyclone-affected farmers as wet weather prevents assessment of crop damage
Wet weather has continued to plague parts of cyclone-affected north Queensland overnight, hampering farmers' efforts to survey damage to their properties.
Swift water rescues are underway with at least 50 people stranded in outlying areas of Mackay in north Queensland after heavy rain in the region overnight, Police Commissioner Ian Stewart says.