Monday Clear. Winds E/SE 20 to 30 km/h.
Tuesday Mostly sunny morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the northeast in the afternoon and evening. Winds E/NE 20 to 30 km/h tending E/SE 25 to 35 km/h in the morning then tending E/NE 20 to 25 km/h in the late evening.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers in the afternoon and evening. A chance of thunderstorms. Winds E/NE 15 to 25 km/h.
Thursday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers in the east, medium (50%) chance elsewhere. A chance of thunderstorms. Heavy falls possible in the northeast. Winds NE 15 to 20 km/h shifting S 25 to 35 km/h during the morning.
Friday Mostly sunny. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the northeast, near zero chance elsewhere. A chance of thunderstorms in the east. Winds S 20 to 30 km/h.
Maranoa Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||18||32||20%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 14||55||SSE 19||34|
||16||30||50%||1-5mm||Nil||SE 14||69||SSE 14||48|
||15||30||40%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 13||61||SSE 17||42|
Tropical Cyclone Debbie has intensified to category four and is expected to hit the north Queensland coast on Tuesday morning, the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) has warned.
Engineers are frantically working to solve engine problems on the Royal Australian Navy's two largest ships, with fears the Landing Helicopter Docks (LHDs) could be out of action for several weeks.
As Tropical Cyclone Debbie strengthens off the coast near Townsville in north Queensland, residents are being warned to prepare for the worst storm to hit the state since Cyclone Yasi in 2011.