Friday Clear. Winds E/NE 20 to 30 km/h becoming light in the late evening.
Saturday Sunny. Winds E 20 to 30 km/h.
Sunday Mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of a shower north of Weipa, near zero chance elsewhere. Light winds becoming E 15 to 25 km/h in the morning.
Monday Mostly sunny. Medium (40%) chance of showers north of Coen in the morning and afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds E 15 to 25 km/h.
Tuesday Mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of a shower north of Coen in the morning and afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds E 15 to 25 km/h.
Peninsula Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||27||32||60%||1-5mm||Nil||SE 28||66||ESE 34||61|
||24||38||30%||< 1mm||Nil||ESE 19||60||ESE 18||36|
Temperatures will remain above 40 degrees Celsius in parts of central and southern Queensland until at least Wednesday next week, the Bureau of Meterology (BOM) warns.
Hot weather can take a serious toll on our health.
The sort of temperatures that see roads melt and cold taps flowing with boiling water are set to scorch Sydney and northern New South Wales over the next few days with the weather bureau officially forecasting a rare "extreme heatwave".