Weather Warnings - Heatwave Warning

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology


Cancellation Of Heatwave Warning For Queensland

Issued at 02:36 PM EST on Friday 02 February 2024
Valid for Friday 02 February 2024 to Monday 05 February 2024

Cancellation for the following areas:
North Tropical Coast and Tablelands

The QLD Department of Health advises everyone in the affected areas to take the following actions:
Severe heatwaves can be dangerous for many people, especially older people, babies, children, pregnant and breastfeeding women, people with medical conditions and people who are unwell.
Seek a place to keep cool, such as your home, a library, community centre or shopping centre.
Close your windows and draw blinds, curtains or awnings early in the day to keep the heat out of your home.
If available, use fans or air-conditioners to keep cool.

Maximum temperatures reaching the high twenties to mid thirties and overnight minimum temperatures generally in the mid twenties, with humid conditions over the North Tropical Coast and Tablelands.

Low intensity heatwave conditions over the North Tropical Coast and Tablelands districts, as well as in the south of the State, are expected to persist into the weekend. Locations likely to be impacted include Port Douglas and Wujal Wujal.

No further warnings will be issued for this event, but the situation will continue to be monitored and further warnings issued if necessary.

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