If you’ve got outdoor plans over the next few days, you may want to reschedule.
Gold Coasters are being warned to brace for wet weather, with rain and thunderstorms on the cards for the next several days.
Up to 115 millimetres of rain is expected to fall from today through to Sunday, with 25mm expected today alone.
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“Some Queensland areas face wet days ahead as a trough and southeasterly wind surge move north along the east coast,” BOM said.
The Gold Coast is expected to cop the most rain on Thursday, with the weather bureau predicting 35mm and the chance of a thunderstorm.
While the wet weather is likely to stick around, with 20mm of rain forecast for Friday, 25mm on Saturday and another 10mm on Sunday.
Despite the rain, temperatures are expected to hang around the late 20s, with a top of 29 degrees on Sunday.
A strong wind warning has also been issued for Gold Coast waters today.
Some Queensland areas face wet days ahead as a trough and southeasterly wind surge move north along the east coast. Monsoonal weather is expected to increase across the tropics. #QLDweather forecasts, obs and warnings https://t.co/jiIIpMGbTI pic.twitter.com/9bQo6uOf9t
— Bureau of Meteorology, Queensland (@BOM_Qld) February 15, 2021