Wednesday Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely during this afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm, possibly severe. Winds NW 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the morning then becoming NE 20 to 30 km/h in the middle of the day. Ipswich Max 35 Redcliffe Max 29 Sun protection 7:30am to 3:50pm, UV Index predicted to reach 15 [Extreme].
Thursday Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely in the evening. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming NE 25 to 35 km/h in the morning then tending N 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening.
Friday Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming W 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the afternoon.
Saturday Cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm in the north in the morning. Winds S 15 to 25 km/h tending SE 20 to 30 km/h during the morning.
Sunday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower during the morning. Winds E/SE 20 to 30 km/h.
Brisbane Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||16||30||30%||< 1mm||Nil||ESE 15||57||E 28||56|
||18||29||40%||< 1mm||Nil||ESE 18||58||E 28||60|
||18||27||40%||< 1mm||Nil||ESE 19||65||E 28||66|
||15||31||30%||< 1mm||Nil||ESE 13||59||E 26||48|
||17||30||40%||< 1mm||Nil||ESE 12||58||E 17||59|
||18||27||40%||< 1mm||Nil||ESE 20||65||E 31||65|
Top End residents are unlikely to be relieved of the oppressive hot and humid build up conditions until Christmas, because the rain-bringing La Niña weather pattern is unlikely to eventuate in coming months, the Bureau of Meteorology has warned.
An international tourist has died and a woman has been injured after being hit by lightning while camping at Mt Warning, on the NSW north coast, police say.
The opening week of summer has been a hot and thundery mix in New South Wales and there is more to come.