NE Pastoral Weather
NE Pastoral Forecast
Thursday Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower south of Leigh Creek. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds NW/NE 20 to 30 km/h becoming light in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 18 and 24.
Friday Mostly sunny. Patches of light morning frost about the Gammon Ranges. Light winds becoming N 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day.
Saturday Mostly sunny. Medium (60%) chance of rain south of Yunta, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds N 15 to 25 km/h.
Sunday Mostly sunny. Medium (40%) chance of rain south of Yunta in the morning and afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds N 15 to 25 km/h shifting S/SW 25 to 35 km/h during the morning.
NE Pastoral Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||10||26||60%||< 1mm||Nil||NW 23||29||NW 23||19|
||9||22||60%||< 1mm||Nil||N 13||43||NNW 21||25|
||9||25||10%||< 1mm||Nil||NNW 14||41||NW 25||18|
||9||26||5%||< 1mm||Nil||NNW 16||31||NNW 19||18|
||12||28||5%||< 1mm||Nil||NNW 19||30||NNW 28||14|
||7||14||70%||1-5mm||Nil||W 5||83||SE 9||71|
Strengthening El Nino to reduce rainfall in northern and south-east Australia but wetter conditions for Western Australia
The Bureau of Meteorology has confirmed the El Nino pattern is strengthening in the Pacific and is likely to persist into next year.
The former owner of the Grantham quarry that allegedly contributed to the fatal 2011 flood has said the western embankment beside the quarry was a natural landmark and not manmade.
The impact of the drought is expected to be the main theme as Queensland's bush councils hold a major conference today.