Weather Warnings - Warning to Sheep Graziers
Warning to Sheep Graziers
for the South East forecast district.
Issued at 9:52 pm EDT on Saturday 17 December 2016.
Sheep graziers are warned that cold temperatures, showers and strong west to
southwesterly winds are expected tonight. Areas likely to be affected include
parts of the South East forecast district, mainly coastal. There is a risk of
losses of lambs and sheep exposed to these conditions.
The next warning will be issued by 5:00 am EDT Sunday.
The Climate Council has warned that warmer global temperatures could have a severe impact on Queensland with more storm surges and intense cyclone activity likely.
Record-breaking rain is causing flooding over parts of Western Australia this week, while parched Perth misses out once again.
As temperatures push above 35 degrees along the east coast, what does the extreme heat do to tyres driving on hot, often bubbling roads? Bitumen absorbs the summer heat, often making road surfaces more than 20 degrees hotter than air temperatures.