Monday Partly cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers during this afternoon and early evening. The chance of a thunderstorm this afternoon. Winds NW/NE 20 to 30 km/h tending N/NW 30 to 45 km/h in the middle of the day then turning W 35 to 50 km/h in the late afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures 22 to 27. High.
Tuesday Partly cloudy. Winds W 25 to 35 km/h.
Wednesday Cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely in the evening. Winds NW 25 to 40 km/h.
Thursday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Snow falling above 1500 metres. Winds W 15 to 25 km/h shifting S/SE during the evening.
Northeast Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||10||17||20%||< 1mm||Nil||WNW 16||76||W 17||53|
Emergency services are preparing for the worst as Tropical Cyclone Debbie bears down on Queensland's Whitsunday coast.
Evacuations have been ordered in coastal towns and communities in the Whitsundays and Burdekin regions in north Queensland as Tropical Cyclone Debbie bears down, with authorities warning of damaging tidal surges.
Tropical Cyclone Debbie continues to strengthen over the Coral Sea as Queensland residents prepare for destructive weather in the days ahead.