Channel Country Weather
Channel Country Forecast
Thursday Hot. Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers in the southeast, medium (40%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds NW 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low 40s.
Friday Hot. Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers in the southeast, medium (40%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm from the late morning. Winds N/NW 15 to 20 km/h tending W/NW 25 to 35 km/h before dawn then becoming light in the evening.
Saturday Hot. Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm. Heavy falls exceeding 60 mm possible in the east. Winds SE/SW 15 to 20 km/h tending NW/SW 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then tending SE/SW during the day.
Sunday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the north, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the north in the afternoon and evening. Winds SE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning then becoming S/SE 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon.
Channel Country Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||30||41||70%||1-5mm||Nil||SE 19||47||S 18||33|
||33||42||70%||1-5mm||Nil||WSW 17||52||SW 17||30|
||30||38||60%||1-5mm||Nil||SSE 13||50||SSW 16||34|
The Climate Council has warned that warmer global temperatures could have a severe impact on Queensland with more storm surges and intense cyclone activity likely.
Record-breaking rain is causing flooding over parts of Western Australia this week, while parched Perth misses out once again.
As temperatures push above 35 degrees along the east coast, what does the extreme heat do to tyres driving on hot, often bubbling roads? Bitumen absorbs the summer heat, often making road surfaces more than 20 degrees hotter than air temperatures.