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Next 48 hours in Launceston

  Weather Temp Chance of rain Cloud cover Wind Dew point Humidity
Tuesday, July 25

Slight chance storm 12°C 42% 51% icon
NW 19km/h 11°C 92%

Chance shower 14°C 55% 67% icon
NNW 20km/h 11°C 82%

Chance shower or storm 11°C 53% 74% icon
NNW 14km/h 10°C 91%

Slight chance storm 9°C 35% 54% icon
NNW 13km/h 8°C 94%
Wednesday, July 26

Slight chance storm 9°C 47% 64% icon
NNW 13km/h 8°C 95%

Shower. Chance storm 7°C 59% 65% icon
NW 11km/h 7°C 95%

Fog 5°C 5% 39% icon
NW 6km/h 4°C 96%

Fog 6°C 5% 40% icon
SSW 3km/h 6°C 96%

Mostly clear 11°C 26% 29% icon
SSW 10km/h 7°C 74%

Mostly clear 13°C 21% 35% icon
SW 11km/h 4°C 55%

Mostly clear 8°C 5% 25% icon
SW 4km/h 3°C 71%

Mostly clear 4°C 5% 16% icon
Calm 2°C 83%
Thursday, July 27

Mostly clear 2°C 5% 17% icon
Calm 0°C 88%

Mostly clear 0°C 5% 23% icon
Calm -1°C 91%

Mostly clear -1°C 5% 33% icon
Calm -3°C 92%

Mostly cloudy 1°C 9% 50% icon
Calm -1°C 87%
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Murray-Darling Basin Plan: Irrigation lobbyists offered access to confidential government documents

07:05 EST

The top water bureaucrat in NSW, Gavin Hanlon, has been secretly recorded offering to confidentially share internal government information with irrigation lobbyists — documents he proposed to strip of government logos and share via a special Dropbox account — to assist their lobbying against the contentious Murray-Darling Basin Plan.

Murray-Darling Basin Plan: Taxpayer-purchased water intended for rivers harvested by irrigators

07:04 EST

Billions of litres of water purchased by taxpayers to save Australia's inland rivers are instead being harvested by some irrigators to boost cotton-growing operations, in a policy failure that threatens to undermine the $13 billion Murray-Darling Basin Plan.

Western Queensland drought leaves graziers facing more impossible choices

18:11 EST

For the first time in four years western Queensland sheep grazier Peter Clark has lambs in his flock, but as drought maintains its stranglehold on the region he may still be forced into another heart-wrenching stock reduction.