Thursday Cloudy. Very high (95%) chance of rain, becoming less likely late this afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm. Possible heavy falls. Winds N/NE 30 to 40 km/h tending N/NW 25 to 40 km/h in the morning then tending NW/SW 15 to 25 km/h in the late afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures 26 to 31.
Friday Sunny. Winds SW 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the evening.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Light winds.
Sunday Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Light winds.
Capricornia Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||17||30||70%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 19||66||SE 18||41|
||20||29||70%||< 1mm||Nil||SSE 24||70||SE 29||62|
||22||27||90%||1-5mm||Nil||SSE 38||78||SE 39||76|
||20||29||80%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 22||73||SE 21||56|
Hundreds of thousands of school kids have been sent home as ex-Cyclone Debbie nears south-east Queensland, bringing flash flooding with more than a month's worth of rain in a single day.
Emergency services says 40 people who were stranded on the roofs of their flooded houses in the north Queensland city of Mackay are now safe and well.
Heavy rain is wreaking havoc across Queensland today as the remnants of ex-Tropical Cyclone Debbie move through the south-east.