Friday Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of rain in the far west, near zero chance elsewhere. Rain heavy at times in the west. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds S/SE 20 to 30 km/h tending E/SE 15 to 25 km/h in the late evening.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the west, most likely in the early morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Winds E/SE 15 to 20 km/h shifting N/NW 20 to 30 km/h before dawn then tending NW/SW 15 to 20 km/h in the evening.
Sunday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds W/SW 15 to 20 km/h tending S/SW 15 to 25 km/h in the evening.
Monday Mostly sunny morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the northeast in the afternoon. Winds S 20 to 30 km/h turning SE 25 to 35 km/h during the morning.
Tuesday Sunny. Winds SE 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the day then becoming SE 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon.
Interior Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||22||40||5%||< 1mm||Nil||ENE 11||17||NE 14||11|
||25||40||5%||< 1mm||Nil||ENE 9||32||N 14||20|
A tropical low brewing 600 kilometres north-east of the Queensland coast could make landfall somewhere between Cairns and Townsville early next week as a category four cyclone or higher, the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) says.
Cyclone preparation comes second nature to many north Queenslanders.
Sydney is having its wettest March in 33 years after yet another showery night.