Thursday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers and thunderstorms in the south, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. Winds E/SE 20 to 30 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures 30 to 36.
Friday Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers in the far west, most likely in the early morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the south. Winds SE 15 to 25 km/h.
Saturday Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower or thunderstorm in the west in the afternoon. Winds SE 20 to 30 km/h.
Sunday Sunny. Winds E/SE 20 to 30 km/h.
Pilbara Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||27||34||10%||< 1mm||Nil||SSE 19||67||ENE 18||52|
||23||37||30%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 16||46||NNE 14||28|
||25||36||10%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 24||47||E 21||39|
||24||37||5%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 25||39||ESE 19||24|
||24||37||60%||< 1mm||Nil||ESE 12||59||ENE 16||41|
||23||37||10%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 16||48||NNE 19||42|
||22||36||5%||< 1mm||Nil||E 22||33||ESE 18||22|
||25||37||5%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 32||46||E 24||44|
||25||37||10%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 26||45||E 22||36|
||23||35||5%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 30||31||SE 27||22|
All south-east Queensland schools have been shut today and businesses are being asked to close by lunchtime as ex-Cyclone Debbie nears, bringing severe thunderstorms, torrential rain and flash flooding.
Government loans announced for cyclone-affected farmers as wet weather prevents assessment of crop damage
Wet weather has continued to plague parts of cyclone-affected north Queensland overnight, hampering farmers' efforts to survey damage to their properties.
Swift water rescues are underway with at least 50 people stranded in outlying areas of Mackay in north Queensland after heavy rain in the region overnight, Police Commissioner Ian Stewart says.