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Next 48 hours in Mackay

  Weather Temp Chance of rain Cloud cover Wind Dew point Humidity
Thursday, January 19

Clear 33°C 5% 4% icon
ENE 9km/h 25°C 62%

Clear 30°C 5% 3% icon
NE 10km/h 25°C 71%

Mostly clear 27°C 5% 11% icon
NNE 11km/h 24°C 83%
Friday, January 20

Mostly clear 26°C 17% 36% icon
NNE 11km/h 23°C 86%

Mostly clear 24°C 11% 37% icon
N 9km/h 22°C 88%

Mostly clear 23°C 13% 47% icon
N 4km/h 21°C 90%

Mostly clear 29°C 5% 35% icon
NNE 4km/h 23°C 72%

Mostly clear 32°C 5% 13% icon
NE 8km/h 25°C 62%

Clear 32°C 5% 4% icon
NE 11km/h 24°C 62%

Clear 30°C 5% 4% icon
NE 10km/h 23°C 66%

Mostly clear 27°C 5% 23% icon
NNE 9km/h 23°C 77%
Saturday, January 21

Mostly clear 26°C 5% 11% icon
NNE 11km/h 23°C 80%

Mostly clear 25°C 5% 14% icon
N 12km/h 22°C 81%

Mostly clear 25°C 5% 23% icon
NNW 8km/h 22°C 85%

Mostly clear 30°C 5% 14% icon
NNW 8km/h 24°C 68%

Mostly clear 34°C 5% 15% icon
N 10km/h 25°C 60%
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WA flooding continues

12:56 EDT

Record-breaking rain is causing flooding over parts of Western Australia this week, while parched Perth misses out once again.

Heatwave has race car drivers concerned about tyres and road temperatures

11:56 EDT

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.

Cattle prepare for simulated heatwave for Queensland study into their welfare, performance

10:49 EDT

Radio transmitters have been inserted into the stomachs of 24 feedlot cattle to monitor their body temperatures, as part of a three-month trial investigating the impact of heatwaves.