Thursday Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower near the east coast, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds E 20 to 30 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures in the mid to high 30s.
Friday Mostly sunny. Medium (40%) chance of showers north of Weipa, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds E/NE 15 to 20 km/h tending E/SE 15 to 25 km/h before dawn then tending E/NE 20 to 30 km/h in the evening.
Saturday Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower near the east coast, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds NE/SE 20 to 30 km/h tending E/NE 15 to 20 km/h during the evening.
Sunday Mostly sunny. Winds E/NE 15 to 20 km/h tending E/SE 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then tending E/NE 20 to 30 km/h during the afternoon.
Peninsula Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||27||32||40%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 29||66||SE 32||60|
||23||38||5%||< 1mm||Nil||ESE 20||57||SE 15||30|
Thunderstorms developing over northeast New South Wales and southeast Queensland this afternoon are just a preview for an action-packed Friday.
Floodwaters can bring destruction to homes, crops and infrastructure but they can also bring life.
Hot days will become more frequent in states such as South Australia, resulting in more extreme fire danger weather and longer fire danger seasons, a report on climate change has found.