Northern Country Weather
Northern Country Forecast
Monday Mostly clear. Showers and isolated thunderstorms clearing eastwards this evening. Winds SW 25 to 35 km/h becoming light in the late evening.
Tuesday Sunny. The chance of fog in the southeast in the early morning. Light winds becoming SW 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the middle of the day.
Wednesday Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the southwest in the evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Light winds becoming N/NW 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day then turning W/SW 25 to 35 km/h in the evening.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the southwest in the morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds SW 25 to 35 km/h decreasing to 20 to 30 km/h during the morning then turning S 25 to 35 km/h during the afternoon.
Friday Sunny. Light winds becoming S/SW 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon.
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Tropical Cyclone Debbie is just hours from reaching the north Queensland coast.
More than 25,000 people need to move from low-lying areas in Mackay by midnight, with fears incoming Tropical Cyclone Debbie could cause inundation of up to 2.5 metres above the high tide level.
Tropical cyclones have long posed a serious threat to Queensland coastal communities, but after almost every disaster there have been lessons learnt to help people better prepare.