Central North Weather
Central North Forecast
Monday Mostly clear. Slight (30%) chance of a shower early this evening. Winds W/NW 25 to 35 km/h decreasing to 15 to 25 km/h in the late evening.
Tuesday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower near the coast, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds NW 20 to 30 km/h. Low-Moderate.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely in the evening. Winds NW 30 to 45 km/h.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Winds W 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning then becoming SE/SW 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon.
Friday Partly cloudy. Light winds.
Central North Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||9||19||40%||< 1mm||Nil||SSE 9||66||WNW 8||44|
||6||18||60%||< 1mm||Nil||SSE 15||66||SW 11||43|
Tropical Cyclone Debbie has intensified to category four and is expected to hit the north Queensland coast on Tuesday morning, the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) has warned.
Engineers are frantically working to solve engine problems on the Royal Australian Navy's two largest ships, with fears the Landing Helicopter Docks (LHDs) could be out of action for several weeks.
As Tropical Cyclone Debbie strengthens off the coast near Townsville in north Queensland, residents are being warned to prepare for the worst storm to hit the state since Cyclone Yasi in 2011.