Wednesday Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers near the Otways this evening, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. Winds W/NW and light increasing to 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then becoming NW 25 to 40 km/h in the middle of the day. Daytime maximum temperatures between 9 and 14.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely in the early morning. Snow possible above 800 metres. Possible hail in the morning and afternoon. Winds W/NW 25 to 40 km/h turning SW in the morning.
Friday Partly cloudy. Areas of morning frost about the ranges. Winds W/SW 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning then becoming NW 20 to 30 km/h during the afternoon.
Saturday Cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers in the morning and afternoon. Winds N/NW 25 to 35 km/h turning W/SW 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the afternoon.
Central Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||6||12||50%||< 1mm||Nil||WNW 14||76||WNW 16||56|
||5||12||50%||< 1mm||Slight||WNW 13||84||WNW 18||55|
|Frost then sunny
||0||9||30%||< 1mm||High||NNW 9||95||NW 19||59|
||7||12||50%||< 1mm||Nil||NNW 4||81||WNW 9||53|
||5||12||50%||< 1mm||Slight||NW 9||88||WNW 13||56|
||8||12||50%||< 1mm||Nil||W 9||81||WNW 12||62|
||8||12||50%||< 1mm||Nil||WNW 9||81||WNW 12||64|
||2||10||50%||< 1mm||Moderate||NNW 9||85||WNW 13||55|
||7||12||60%||< 1mm||Nil||WNW 8||85||WNW 13||66|
As the southern hemisphere dives into the heart of winter, the tropical waters of the Solomon Islands have been brewing up a storm.
A western Queensland family has been overwhelmed by the generosity of a stranger who volunteered to help on a drought-stricken station.
Queensland forecasters have named Raquel as their first ever recorded July cyclone, which has formed this morning north of the Solomon Islands.