Monday Clear. Light winds.
Tuesday Sunny. Light winds becoming S/SW 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. Winds S/SE 20 to 30 km/h tending E/SE during the afternoon and evening.
Thursday Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower and thunderstorm in the far north. Winds E 20 to 30 km/h becoming light during the afternoon then becoming E/SE 15 to 20 km/h during the evening.
Friday Sunny. Light winds becoming SE 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon.
Goldfields Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||11||21||10%||< 1mm||Nil||E 17||60||E 17||36|
||11||23||5%||< 1mm||Nil||ESE 25||57||ESE 26||36|
||11||24||5%||< 1mm||Nil||ESE 23||53||ESE 22||32|
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.