Monday Mostly clear. Slight (30%) chance of a shower north of Weipa early this evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds E 20 to 30 km/h.
Tuesday Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower near the east coast, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds E 15 to 25 km/h increasing to 20 to 30 km/h in the morning.
Wednesday Mostly sunny. Medium (50%) chance of showers north of Weipa, most likely in the late morning and afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds E 15 to 20 km/h becoming light before dawn then becoming E/NE 15 to 25 km/h in the morning.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower near the east coast, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds E/NE 15 to 25 km/h.
Friday Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower north of Weipa in the afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds NE/SE 15 to 20 km/h.
Peninsula Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||26||32||80%||1-5mm||Nil||ESE 27||65||ESE 31||61|
||24||36||50%||1-5mm||Nil||ESE 19||65||ESE 22||44|
Trampolines have flown into powerlines and a lightning strike has reportedly caused a house fire as a severe thunderstorm tracked from Sydney all along the coast up to northern NSW on Monday afternoon.
Those who blamed last week's blackout in South Australia on renewable energy are dead wrong.
Thunderstorms are affecting six states and territories this afternoon, four of which are under warning for severe storms.