Menu
News

Wet weather on the way for Granite Belt

The worst of the forecast rain isn't expected to hit the Granite Belt.
The worst of the forecast rain isn't expected to hit the Granite Belt. JOHN GASS

THE Granite Belt will experience a wet end to the week.

While the region isn't expected to face heavy downpours like parts of the east coast, Bureau of Meteorology forecaster Julian de Morton said there was some rain on the way for Stanthorpe and surrounds.

He said it was likely the region would receive about 15-30mm of rain on Friday.

"We could see some falls a little bit higher than that in some areas," he said.

Overall, Mr de Morton said regions west of the Great Dividing Range would not receive the "huge totals" forecast for coastal areas.

The bulk of the rain is expected early Friday through to early Saturday, with some showers likely for the following days.

Topics:  granite belt weather stanthorpe weather

Stanthorpe Border Post

Stay Connected

Update your news preferences and get the latest news delivered to your inbox.

It's here! 10 days of festival fun

UNDER WAY: Ten days of fun and frivolity kicks off tomorrow night in the main street.

Festival time has arrived with Apple and Grape here.

SOLAR THREAT: From picturesque valley to industrial eyesore

FLARING UP: Mt Tabor residents Bob Platt, Meryl Strand, Brian Moore and Thomas Shew said they were supportive of renewable energy, but the proposed location for the 154-hectare solar farm would be a 'tragedy' for the Southern Downs region

$100 million solar farm could ruin prime Warwick real estate.

City users flood text counselling service for rural areas

SUPPORTIVE MESSAGING: A text message counselling service for rural farmers has been so successful the organisation has had to double its staff in just two weeks.

Mental health services for rural people stolen by city infiltrators.

Local Partners