Friday Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers north of Coen, medium (50%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm with possible heavy falls. Light winds. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 30s.
Saturday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers north of Weipa, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds.
Sunday Mostly sunny. Medium (40%) chance of showers north of Coen, near zero chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds.
Monday Mostly sunny. Medium (40%) chance of showers north of Weipa in the morning and afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds.
Peninsula Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||27||33||60%||1-5mm||Nil||W 13||75||N 24||60|
||25||35||90%||1-5mm||Nil||NNW 6||74||W 15||52|
Backyards in Queanbeyan and parts of Canberra have been covered with "golf-ball sized" hailstones and the roof of a supermarket has partially collapsed after a storm hit the region.
A western Queensland church has raised more than $90,000 for a scheme to keep rural contractors in work during the ongoing drought.
Much of southeastern Australia is experiencing its sunniest week since spring and skies have been staying clear at night, effectively giving planet gazers a fine-tuned view of a rare feature.