World news – Active storm warning of widespread rain, cyclone


Southeast Queensland is being warned to prepare for possible severe thunderstorms today and the Bureau of Meteorology is issuing a warning.

BOM warns that in large parts of the southeast – from Gayndah in the south to Stanthorpe – thunderstorms with the stronger storms along the border between Queensland and NSW are possible.

Hundreds of thunderstorms forecast for today ⛈️Storms possible today for inland #SEQ and areas in the north & West. Due to the influence of the monsoons, severe storms with heavy rainfall are possible on the peninsula, with a low probability for the & border areas of the granite belt.

is preparing for a week of soaked rain and heavy storms as a tropical low turns into a cyclone in the far north of the state today.

Brisbane is expected to drop more than 30mm in the next four days, with the heaviest falls coming on Tuesday and Wednesday.

More intense precipitation is forecast for the Gold Coast and the Sunshine Coast, and more than 40 mm is forecast for these regions.

During the week, hot and humid conditions are expected, with maximums exceeding 32 ° C on most days and minimums of 21 ° C.

A tropical depression in the east of the Cape York Peninsula moves east from the Queensland coast.

A tropical low nestled in a monsoon trough over the far north of Queensland is expected to develop into a tropical cyclone right in front of the Gulf of Carpentaria today.

The Bureau of Meteorology said earlier this week that La Nina was past its peak but remained active.

Senior climatologist Felicity Gamble said eastern and northern Australia were also at increased risk of widespread flooding.

« So far, summer rainfall has been largely above average, with three cyclones in the Australian region and several tropical lows causing widespread rainfall across much of the country, » she said.

« The precipitation signal will begin to weaken in April, which coincides with the expected decay of La Nina. »

In addition to the wetter months, the weather department has also forecast hotter nights and warmer than the average daytime temperatures for almost all of Australia.  »

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