Friday Partly cloudy. Slight chance of a shower in the SW, most likely from late this morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the SW. Winds E 20 to 30 km/h increasing to 25 to 40 km/h in the morning.
Saturday Mostly sunny. Winds E 25 to 40 km/h.
Sunday Mostly sunny morning. The chance of a thunderstorm W of Longreach in the afternoon and evening. Winds E/NE 25 to 35 km/h becoming light during the evening.
Monday Partly cloudy. Medium chance of showers W of Longreach, most likely in the afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm W of Longreach. Winds NE 15 to 25 km/h tending N/NE 25 to 35 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the evening.
||forecast||min||max||chance of rain||rain amount||frost risk||9am||3pm|
||21||37||10%||< 1mm||Nil||ENE 23||48||E 9||21|
||23||35||5%||< 1mm||Nil||ENE 32||46||ENE 19||23|
||25||38||30%||< 1mm||Nil||ENE 28||48||E 16||22|
00:08 AEDT How do volcanoes affect the weather and what's going on with the Hunga Tonga Hunga Ha'apai eruption? Close to an eruption there is a huge impact as the volcano releases moisture, ash, and gases into the atmosphere. Within the volcanic plume, electrical charges can build to trigger lightning and the aerosols can seed rain.