North Central Weather
North Central Forecast
Monday Mostly clear. Showers and isolated thunderstorms clearing eastwards this evening. Winds S/SW 25 to 35 km/h becoming light in the late evening.
Tuesday Patchy fog in the early morning. Sunny day. Light winds.
Wednesday Mostly sunny day. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the evening. Light winds becoming N/NW 20 to 30 km/h in the morning then tending NW/SW 25 to 35 km/h in the late evening.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the east, slight (30%) chance elsewhere, clearing during the afternoon. Winds S/SW 25 to 35 km/h becoming SW 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then turning S 20 to 30 km/h during the day.
Friday Mostly sunny. Winds S 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning then becoming S 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon.
North Central Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||8||19||20%||< 1mm||Nil||SSW 10||68||SSW 17||43|
||7||17||70%||< 1mm||Nil||SW 18||84||SSW 23||63|
||6||21||10%||< 1mm||Nil||SSW 12||74||SSW 22||42|
Tropical Cyclone Debbie has intensified to category four and is expected to hit the north Queensland coast on Tuesday morning, the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) has warned.
Engineers are frantically working to solve engine problems on the Royal Australian Navy's two largest ships, with fears the Landing Helicopter Docks (LHDs) could be out of action for several weeks.
As Tropical Cyclone Debbie strengthens off the coast near Townsville in north Queensland, residents are being warned to prepare for the worst storm to hit the state since Cyclone Yasi in 2011.