Friday Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers north of Coen, medium (50%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm with possible heavy falls. Light winds. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 30s.
Saturday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers north of Weipa, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds.
Sunday Mostly sunny. Medium (40%) chance of showers north of Coen, near zero chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds.
Monday Mostly sunny. Medium (40%) chance of showers north of Weipa in the morning and afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds.
Peninsula Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||25||31||90%||20-40mm||Nil||W 16||88||W 16||71|
||24||34||80%||1-5mm||Nil||ESE 10||83||S 7||54|
Queensland's first cyclone of the season poses no immediate threat to the coast but may whip up dangerous swells for south-east beaches early next week, the Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) says.
The Cloncurry Shire Council in north-west Queensland has received more than $800,000 in State Government funding to address the town's stormwater drainage issues.
Backyards in Queanbeyan and parts of Canberra have been covered with "golf-ball sized" hailstones and the roof of a supermarket has partially collapsed after a storm hit the region.