Friday Partly cloudy. Light winds becoming N 15 to 20 km/h in the late afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures 20 to 25. Low-Moderate.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the west in the late afternoon and evening. Winds N/NW 15 to 25 km/h turning W 20 to 30 km/h in the morning.
Sunday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers in the west, medium (40%) chance elsewhere. Winds W 20 to 30 km/h becoming light during the evening.
Monday Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming NW 20 to 30 km/h during the morning then tending W 25 to 35 km/h during the afternoon.
Central Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||5||16||50%||1-5mm||Slight||SSW 16||75||SSW 21||54|
||0||14||30%||< 1mm||High||SSW 27||74||S 32||55|
Queensland's first cyclone of the season poses no immediate threat to the coast but may whip up dangerous swells for south-east beaches early next week, the Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) says.
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.