Wednesday Sunny morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the far northeast during this afternoon and early evening. Winds S/SE 20 to 30 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures 33 to 40.
Thursday Mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of a shower or thunderstorm in the far northeast. Winds E/SE 25 to 40 km/h.
Friday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers and thunderstorms in the north, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. Winds NE/SE 25 to 35 km/h decreasing to 15 to 25 km/h during the day then tending NW/NE 20 to 30 km/h during the evening.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers or a thunderstorm inland, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. Winds NW/NE 20 to 30 km/h tending NW/SW 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon then tending SE/SW during the evening.
Gascoyne Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||21||35||30%||< 1mm||Nil||SSE 24||33||SSW 30||39|
||22||38||5%||< 1mm||Nil||ESE 30||23||ESE 15||10|
||19||36||5%||< 1mm||Nil||ESE 33||24||ESE 18||12|
South-east Queensland residents woke to loud cracks of thunder early this morning, as a band of storms moved across the region, delivering almost 10,000 lightning strikes.
Top End residents are unlikely to be relieved of the oppressive hot and humid build up conditions until Christmas, because the rain-bringing La Niña weather pattern is unlikely to eventuate in coming months, the Bureau of Meteorology has warned.
An international tourist has died and a woman has been injured after being hit by lightning while camping at Mt Warning, on the NSW north coast, police say.