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Current Warnings
 

Queensland Forecast

  • Tuesday Few coastal showers north of about Mackay. Warm in the north and west, mild elsewhere.

  • Wednesday Few coastal showers northeast coast. Gusty W'ly winds developing in south later.

  • Thursday Widespread sunshine, showers in far north. Strong winds across central parts.

  • Friday Widespread sunshine, light showers in the north. Breezy winds in the interior.

Qld Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sat 22/07 Sun 23/07 Mon 24/07

26.9°C

Coconut Island
Hottest

33.0°C

Palmerville

34.0°C

Palmerville

34.0°C

Palmerville

35.0°C

Kowanyama Ap

1.7°C

Warwick
Coldest

-3.0°C

Stanthorpe

-4.0°C

Stanthorpe
 

-4.0°C

Stanthorpe

SE 42km/h

Bougainville Reef
Windiest

53km/h

Cape Flattery

51km/h

Horn Island

55km/h

Bougainville Reef
-
no rain last hr Wettest

2.6mm

Langley

1.0mm

Coconut Island
 

71.6mm

Bingil Bay
Queensland's Records for July
Max Min Rain
Highest 37.7°C at
Urandangie in 1996
Lowest 2.4°C at
Wallangarra in 1984
Highest 26.4°C at
Willis Island in 1962
Lowest -10.6°C at
Hermitage in 1965
Highest 384.3mm at
Nambour in 1973

Queensland Rainfall Bulletin

Tuesday July 25, 2017
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Weather News

Murray-Darling Basin Plan: Irrigation lobbyists offered access to confidential government documents

07:05 EST

The top water bureaucrat in NSW, Gavin Hanlon, has been secretly recorded offering to confidentially share internal government information with irrigation lobbyists — documents he proposed to strip of government logos and share via a special Dropbox account — to assist their lobbying against the contentious Murray-Darling Basin Plan.

Murray-Darling Basin Plan: Taxpayer-purchased water intended for rivers harvested by irrigators

07:04 EST

Billions of litres of water purchased by taxpayers to save Australia's inland rivers are instead being harvested by some irrigators to boost cotton-growing operations, in a policy failure that threatens to undermine the $13 billion Murray-Darling Basin Plan.

Western Queensland drought leaves graziers facing more impossible choices

18:11 EST

For the first time in four years western Queensland sheep grazier Peter Clark has lambs in his flock, but as drought maintains its stranglehold on the region he may still be forced into another heart-wrenching stock reduction.