Thursday Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers in the east, near zero chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm, with possible heavy falls in the far east. Winds NW/SW 20 to 30 km/h tending N/NW in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 31 to 39.
Friday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers and thunderstorms inland. Winds NW/SW 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the morning then becoming NW/SW 20 to 30 km/h in the middle of the day.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers and thunderstorms over inland parts, mainly in the afternoon and evening. Slight (20%) chance of showers about the far eastern coastline, mainly during the morning. Winds NW/SW 15 to 25 km/h becoming NW 20 to 30 km/h during the morning.
Sunday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers and thunderstorms over inland parts, mainly in the afternoon and evening. Winds W/NW 15 to 25 km/h.
Pilbara Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||23||30||5%||< 1mm||Nil||WSW 28||71||W 31||56|
||21||33||5%||< 1mm||Nil||WSW 21||61||W 29||37|
||26||33||5%||< 1mm||Nil||W 23||66||WNW 30||54|
||24||38||10%||< 1mm||Nil||WNW 12||59||NNW 12||32|
||24||32||20%||< 1mm||Nil||W 14||63||WNW 29||52|
||23||35||40%||1-5mm||Nil||NW 12||59||WNW 12||37|
||21||33||5%||< 1mm||Nil||WSW 20||60||WNW 38||51|
||25||39||40%||< 1mm||Nil||WNW 16||50||W 16||28|
||26||33||20%||< 1mm||Nil||WNW 21||69||NW 32||64|
||24||36||5%||< 1mm||Nil||W 19||56||NW 33||43|
||24||36||20%||< 1mm||Nil||NW 19||68||NW 17||39|
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.