Darling Downs Weather
Darling Downs Forecast
Thursday Partly cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers in the southwest, high (70%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm from late this morning, with possible heavy falls in the southwest. Winds NE/SE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the middle of the day then becoming E/NE 15 to 25 km/h in the late afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures 34 to 41.
Friday Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm from the late morning, possibly severe in the southeast. Winds N/NE 20 to 30 km/h turning W/NW in the late morning then decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the late afternoon.
Saturday Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds W/SW 20 to 30 km/h shifting E/NE 25 to 40 km/h during the evening.
Sunday Cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower over the Granite Belt, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds E/NE 25 to 40 km/h.
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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.
People in Darwin and other parts of the Top End may be about to get relief from recent hot weather, with the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) predicting a monsoon trough will start to effect the area within days.
Residents have described chaotic scenes in the streets of Mudgee as the town was battered by damaging winds today.