Lower Derwent Weather
Lower Derwent Forecast
Monday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the far south this evening. Winds W/SW 25 to 35 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures 20 to 26. High.
Tuesday Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the far south, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds NW/SW 15 to 25 km/h tending SE/SW 20 to 30 km/h in the late afternoon then tending NW/SW in the late evening.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower, most likely in the afternoon and evening. Winds NW/SW 20 to 30 km/h.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers. Winds W/SW 15 to 20 km/h turning S/SE 20 to 30 km/h during the morning then decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h during the evening.
Lower Derwent Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||14||18||70%||1-5mm||Nil||SW 23||58||SW 32||40|
||15||20||90%||1-5mm||Nil||SW 24||53||SW 35||33|
||6||12||90%||1-5mm||Nil||SW 30||92||SW 33||58|
|Windy with showers
||7||14||90%||5-10mm||Nil||SW 18||89||WSW 24||53|
As expected, the rainfall totals were of the order of hundreds of millimetres on the Central Coast and Capricornia of Queensland over the course of the weekend, with some places having their largest falls this wet season.
The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) says it was given just one day's notice about a major CSIRO restructure that could impact joint projects between the agencies.
Western Australia's west is currently enduring one of its worst heatwaves in years, with records likely to tumble in some areas.