South West Weather
South West Forecast
Thursday Becoming cloudy this afternoon. High (80%) chance of showers in the southwest, medium (50%) chance elsewhere. Winds E/SE 15 to 25 km/h tending SE/SW 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 23 to 29.
Friday Cloudy. Very high (95%) chance of rain, most likely in the morning. Light winds becoming SW 25 to 35 km/h in the morning.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Winds S/SW 15 to 20 km/h tending S/SE during the afternoon.
Sunday Sunny. Winds E/SE and light increasing to 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon.
South West Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||13||19||90%||10-20mm||Nil||ESE 28||67||SE 23||60|
||9||25||90%||10-20mm||Nil||SE 21||72||SE 24||34|
||7||25||90%||10-20mm||Nil||SE 19||61||NNE 5||23|
||8||27||90%||5-10mm||Nil||ESE 23||64||E 14||23|
||7||27||90%||10-20mm||Nil||ESE 14||72||ESE 13||30|
||12||19||90%||10-20mm||Nil||ESE 20||69||SE 21||54|
||10||22||90%||10-20mm||Nil||SE 19||70||SE 22||47|
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.