Monday Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers and thunderstorms in the far west, medium (40%) chance elsewhere. Thunderstorms may be severe in the far W, with damaging winds, large hail and heavy rain which may lead to flash flooding. Winds E/SE 15 to 20 km/h tending S/SE during the afternoon and evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 21 to 30.
Tuesday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the far west in the morning and early afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Winds SE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light before dawn then becoming S/SE 15 to 25 km/h early in the morning.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm in the far west. Winds SE 25 to 35 km/h.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower or thunderstorm in the far west. Winds E/SE 20 to 30 km/h.
Interior Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||10||23||5%||< 1mm||Nil||ESE 25||45||SE 24||25|
||11||22||5%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 25||59||SE 24||37|
Queensland's upcoming budget is expected to take a $1.5 billion hit from Cyclone Debbie, Treasurer Curtis Pitt says, despite the overall damage bill to private and public infrastructure predicted to reach $2 billion.
What will the weather be like for ANZAC Day Dawn Services around the country? Sydney will be dry with temperatures ranging from around 18 degrees in the east to 14 in the west.
The best rain in three-to-six months will soak parts of the Murray-Darling Basin during the next three days, before a wintry blast grips Australia's southeast.