According to the Bureau of Meteorology, low to severe heatwave conditions are forecast throughout Central Queensland
AS BOATIES took advantage of a break in the heavy wind last Thursday, Volunteer Marine Rescue had a spike in call-outs with four in one day.
The Bureau of Meteorology (the BOM) plays a vital role in the protection of life and property during extreme and natural disaster events.
Queensland’s southeast is already feeling the effects of a cyclone bearing down northeast of Australia.
In the words of Van Morrison, it will be “a marvellous night for a moondance” with the closest supermoon of the year set to take place tomorrow night.
As graziers face a 10-year battle to bring back valuable bloodlines after herds were decimated by the recent floods, they now face another devastating threat.
"That could make things feel a bit hotter and a bit more uncomfortable”
The Coast is bracing for conditions not seen in years as Tropical Cyclone Oma combines with a king tide producing four metre swells with potential to increase.
Southeast Queensland is bracing for a possible direct hit from Cyclone Oma, with huge swells set to pound beaches on the Gold and Sunshine coasts this week.
A woman in her 20s is lucky to be alive after being rescued more than a kilometre out to sea this morning.