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North Central Forecast

  • Thursday Partly cloudy. Areas of frost early this morning. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely late this afternoon and evening. Snow falling above 1300 metres. Winds N 30 to 45 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures between 8 and 12.

  • Friday Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the east in the early morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Snow possible above 1200 metres. Winds W/SW 15 to 25 km/h turning N/NW in the afternoon.

  • Saturday Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers in the morning. Snow falling above 1000 metres. Winds N 20 to 30 km/h becoming light during the morning.

  • Sunday Cloudy. Areas of morning fog in the east. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. Snow possible above 1100 metres. Light winds becoming N/NW 15 to 20 km/h during the morning.

Issued Thu 05:40 EST

North Central Weather Forecasts

Forecast Min Max Chance of rain Rain amount Frost risk 9am 3pm
Wind RH Wind RH
°C °C km/h % km/h %
Clearing shower
3 11 80% 1-5mm Moderate WSW 12 94 W 12 60
4 7 80% 1-5mm Slight NNW 13 95 W 11 82
Showers easing
5 8 70% < 1mm Slight WSW 21 96 WSW 19 73
Clearing shower
3 11 40% < 1mm Moderate SW 11 94 W 14 60
Clearing shower
3 12 80% 1-5mm Moderate NW 11 100 WNW 12 63
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12:49 EST

The former owner of the Grantham quarry that allegedly contributed to the fatal 2011 flood has said the western embankment beside the quarry was a natural landmark and not manmade.

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12:45 EST

The Bureau of Meteorology has confirmed the El Nino pattern is strengthening in the Pacific and is likely to persist into next year.

Drought to be high on agenda of bush councils during talks in St George

11:28 EST

The impact of the drought is expected to be the main theme as Queensland's bush councils hold a major conference today.