Monday Clear. Winds SW 20 to 30 km/h becoming light in the late evening.
Tuesday Mostly sunny. Light winds.
Wednesday Sunny morning. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the late afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming W 20 to 30 km/h in the middle of the day then tending SW 25 to 35 km/h in the evening.
Thursday Becoming cloudy. Winds SW 15 to 25 km/h turning S during the day.
Friday Mostly sunny. Winds S 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning then becoming S 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon.
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Tropical Cyclone Debbie is just hours from reaching the north Queensland coast.
More than 25,000 people need to move from low-lying areas in Mackay by midnight, with fears incoming Tropical Cyclone Debbie could cause inundation of up to 2.5 metres above the high tide level.
Tropical cyclones have long posed a serious threat to Queensland coastal communities, but after almost every disaster there have been lessons learnt to help people better prepare.