Tuesday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower or a thunderstorm, more likely later in the evening. Winds N/NE 25 to 35 km/h decreasing to 15 to 25 km/h in the late evening. Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Light winds.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm, possibly severe during the afternoon or early evening. Winds N/NW 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the morning then becoming NE 20 to 30 km/h in the middle of the day. Ipswich Min 22 Max 35 Redcliffe Min 23 Max 29 Sun protection 7:30am to 3:50pm, UV Index predicted to reach 15 [Extreme].
Thursday Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely in the late afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. 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.
Brisbane Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||22||32||90%||1-5mm||Nil||NW 9||57||ENE 21||61|
||24||32||90%||1-5mm||Nil||NNW 12||57||ENE 21||65|
||22||29||80%||1-5mm||Nil||N 13||65||NE 22||73|
||22||35||90%||1-5mm||Nil||WNW 9||56||E 15||56|
||22||32||90%||5-10mm||Nil||NNW 8||65||ENE 14||70|
||22||29||90%||5-10mm||Nil||NNW 13||61||NE 27||68|
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.