Queensland’s likely to be hit by late showers and thunderstorms on Christmas day, but they shouldn’t be enough to dampen celebrations.
The Gold Coast is expected to reach 31 degrees, on Christmas day, in what will be a hot and humid start to the festivities.
The Bureau of Meteorology’s, Sean Fitzgerald said a storm in the afternoon will cool things down.
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“Boxing Day is also starting to look a bit rainy, we do have a change coming up the Coast which might increase the chance of rain for the rest of the week,” he said.
#Christmas will be a hot one for many across #Qld, particularly out west. We say it’s gonna be a hundred degrees, even more maybe – but that won’t stop the roast (with apologies to @paulkelly). Forecasts here: https://t.co/IkHfgwicyu #QldHeat pic.twitter.com/wL1KeTpa6F
— Bureau of Meteorology, Queensland (@BOM_Qld) December 22, 2017
Temperatures are expecting to cool down slightly after December 25 with 27 degrees expected on Tuesday and 28 on Wednesday.