Ipswich and parts of the south east have received an early Christmas drenching.
Ipswich and parts of the south east have received an early Christmas drenching. BOM

Wet and steamy weekend weather forecast for Ipswich

IPSWICH residents should brace for wet and steamy weather this weekend.

The Bureau of Meteorology is forecasting isolate showers and a potential thunderstorm today and tomorrow but with some welcome relief from the heat.

Maximum temperature will peak at 31 degrees on Friday and Saturday at 35 on Sunday, significantly cooler than the blistering temperatures in Ipswich throughout this week.

The rain is expected to subside on Sunday but there are renewed chances for showers and a possible thunderstorm on Christmas Day with tops of 35 degrees.

Temperatures will reduce significantly to 28 on Tuesday next week with some showers sticking about.



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