Monday Mostly clear. Winds E 20 to 25 km/h becoming light in the evening. Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower during the morning. Winds S/SE 15 to 20 km/h turning E/NE 15 to 25 km/h during the day.
Tuesday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Light winds becoming NE 20 to 30 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening. Ipswich Min 21 Max 34 Redcliffe Min 24 Max 30 Sun protection 7:50am to 4:20pm, UV Index predicted to reach 16 [Extreme].
Wednesday Hot and sunny. Light winds becoming NW 15 to 20 km/h early in the morning then turning N/NE 15 to 25 km/h in the late morning.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming E 20 to 30 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the evening.
Friday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Light winds becoming NE 15 to 25 km/h during the day then tending NW/NE during the afternoon.
Brisbane Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||22||31||60%||1-5mm||Nil||SE 20||58||SE 27||51|
||24||29||70%||1-5mm||Nil||SE 21||57||SE 29||55|
||24||28||70%||1-5mm||Nil||SE 22||65||SE 30||61|
||22||30||70%||1-5mm||Nil||SE 16||61||ESE 24||50|
||23||30||70%||< 1mm||Nil||SSE 19||66||SSE 21||67|
||24||28||70%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 27||61||SE 35||58|
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The Great Northern Highway has been closed between Fitzroy Crossing and Halls Creek, as rivers rise across northern Western Australia following a week of steady rain.
Floodwaters have cut off outback cattle stations in the Northern Territory as heavy rainfall continues.