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22/04/2022 - QLD
Issued at: 1:50pm on Friday, 22 April 2022
Widespread rain, accompanied by moderate to fresh winds and below-average temperatures, will likely impact western parts of Queensland, including agricultural areas, from Sunday until Tuesday.
Meteorologist Harry Clark said today the likely conditions will be caused by moist air feeding in from the Coral Sea and Gulf interacting with a surface trough.
Mr Clark added that a Severe Weather Warning for heavy... read more...
21/04/2022 - QLD
Issued at: 1:55pm on Thursday, 21 April 2022
A Severe Weather Warning is current for heavy rainfall for parts of the North Tropical Coast and Tablelands, and the Herbert and Lower Burdekin districts.
A Flood Watch is also current for coastal catchments north of Rollingstone to the Daintree with flash flooding possible for some areas.
Meteorologist Harry Clark said showers and isolated thunderstorms are expected to increase along the tropical east... read more...
20/04/2022 - QLD
Issued at 2:00pm AEST on Wednesday 20 April 2022
Showers and thunderstorms are expected for parts of the tropical east coast over the coming days.
Bureau of Meteorology meteorologist Helen Kirkup said showers and thunderstorms are expected to increase along the tropical east coast overnight Wednesday and on Thursday with heavy to locally intense rainfall possible each day from Thursday to Monday.
"The heaviest falls will depend on the position of the... read more...
14/04/2022 - National
Most Australians should see mild and settled conditions for the Easter long weekend with the Bureau of Meteorology releasing its Easter forecast.
Bureau Meteorologist Jackson Browne said that while Easter is still a couple of days away and forecasts could change, Australians could start planning their Easter weekend.
"It will be a mild and mostly sunny start to the Easter long weekend across most parts of Australia with some isolated showers for south-east... read more...