Wednesday Partly cloudy. Winds NW/SW 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the evening.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Fog in the east in the early morning. Light winds becoming W/SW 15 to 20 km/h in the late afternoon then tending S/SW in the late evening.
Friday Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower north of Weipa, near zero chance elsewhere. Light winds becoming SE/SW 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the late afternoon.
Saturday Mostly sunny. Light winds becoming NE/SE 15 to 20 km/h during the morning.
Sunday Mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of a shower north of Weipa, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds E 15 to 25 km/h.
Peninsula Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||24||30||40%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 15||75||SE 23||63|
||20||33||40%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 12||57||S 8||33|
Witnesses saw a man being swept away after his vehicle went into floodwaters near Lismore in far north New South Wales, police say, as a heavy downpour and strong winds hit the state's coast.
After receiving record-breaking rain in June and July, parts of western Queensland have received their best August rain in nearly 20 years.
August temperature and rainfall records have been broken across Queensland today, some of which have been in place for more than a century.