Thursday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely in the late morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm, with possible heavy falls from late this morning. Light winds. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low 30s.
Friday Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers north of Coen, medium (60%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm with possible heavy falls. Light winds.
Saturday Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers north of Weipa, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds.
Sunday Mostly sunny. Medium (50%) chance of showers north of Weipa, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds.
Peninsula Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||26||32||90%||40-80mm||Nil||WNW 20||86||WNW 25||68|
||24||31||90%||10-20mm||Nil||E 6||86||ESE 7||73|
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.
Australia's western capital equalled its record of four consecutive days over 40 degrees yesterday, and some of that heat is returning.
The tiny community of Palmers Island in northern New South Wales has rallied around two residents left homeless after a super cell storm.