Northwest Coast Weather
Northwest Coast Forecast
Thursday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the west, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. Winds SW 25 to 35 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures between 14 and 18. High.
Friday Becoming cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the west, most likely in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming W/NW 15 to 20 km/h in the early afternoon.
Saturday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers in the west, medium (40%) chance elsewhere. Winds NW 15 to 25 km/h turning W/SW 20 to 30 km/h during the morning.
Sunday Partly cloudy. Light winds.
Northwest Coast Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||11||17||40%||< 1mm||Nil||SSW 26||64||SSW 32||54|
||10||18||5%||< 1mm||Nil||SSW 16||56||NW 16||49|
||4||16||20%||< 1mm||Slight||SSW 10||61||SSW 11||44|
Government loans announced for cyclone-affected farmers as wet weather prevents assessment of crop damage
Wet weather has continued to plague parts of cyclone-affected north Queensland overnight, hampering farmers' efforts to survey damage to their properties.
Hundreds of thousands of school kids have been sent home as ex-Cyclone Debbie nears south-east Queensland, bringing flash flooding with more than a month's worth of rain in a single day.
Dark skies have closed in on Brisbane and the remnants of ex-Tropical Cyclone Debbie are being felt along the south-east coast.