Wednesday Thundery showers about the far north. Hot in the west and south.
Thursday Thundery showers about the Top End. Hot and mostly sunny in the south.
Friday Showers and storms persisiting around the Gulf. Mostly dry and sunny elsewhere.
Saturday Rain and storms across the Top End. Mosty sunny in dry SW'ly winds across the south.
18:04 EDT The weather bureau has urged residents in Queensland's Gulf to remain on cyclone alert as ex-Tropical Cyclone Gillian moves overland.