Thursday Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers in the east, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm with possible heavy falls in the south. Light winds.
Friday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely in the late morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm from the late morning. Winds N/NE 15 to 25 km/h turning W/NW 25 to 35 km/h during the morning then becoming light in the evening.
Saturday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming NW/SW 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then tending SE/SW 15 to 20 km/h in the late afternoon.
Sunday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the north in the morning and afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Winds E/NE 15 to 25 km/h.
Monday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the northwest, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. Winds NE 20 to 30 km/h becoming light during the afternoon then becoming NE 15 to 20 km/h during the evening.
Maranoa Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||26||40||30%||< 1mm||Nil||NE 22||43||E 17||20|
||22||38||20%||< 1mm||Nil||ENE 24||46||E 21||23|
||26||38||50%||< 1mm||Nil||NE 25||44||E 17||27|
Rain and storms could bring flooding to parts of southern and southeast Australia during the next 24 hours.
People in Darwin and other parts of the Top End may be about to get relief from recent hot weather, with the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) predicting a monsoon trough will start to affect the area within days.
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.