Monday Sunny. Winds S/SE 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the middle of the day. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low 30s.
Tuesday Sunny. Winds SE 15 to 20 km/h tending E 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the middle of the day.
Wednesday Sunny. Winds E/NE 20 to 30 km/h tending N/NE during the morning then becoming light during the afternoon.
Thursday Hot and mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the northwest in the morning and afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the northwest in the morning and afternoon. Winds N/NE 20 to 30 km/h turning E/SE 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the evening.
Maranoa Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||23||38||5%||< 1mm||Nil||NE 15||40||SE 18||17|
||21||37||5%||< 1mm||Nil||NE 15||49||-||-|
||24||38||10%||< 1mm||Nil||NNE 16||44||SE 17||18|
A category one cyclone has formed in the Gulf of Carpentaria but is due to weaken before heading towards the Northern Territory coast.
Emergency services are frustrated by people making bad decisions when faced with floodwater, as recent studies on flood deaths show young men and children are the most at-risk of dying.
Severe thunderstorms that ravaged the Hunter region and the Central Coast of New South Wales are over, the Bureau of Meteorology says, but Ausgrid and SES volunteers are still working to repair the damage.