Today, there is a heat advisory for much of Queensland with temperatures rising to the mid-40s in several regions.
The heat wave will cause Ipswich to exceed 40 ° C, while Goondiwindi, along the border with New South Wales, will hit a scorching 46 ° C.
Brisbane will be a warm 34 degrees with possible smoke haze.
The fire front is approaching the Kingfisher Bay complex, and residents and staff have been ordered to leave overnight.
The terrain makes the task of containing the fire nearly impossible for the more than 30 fire crews that can only attack hell from the sky.
The fire, believed to have been started by an illegal camp fire six weeks ago, has devastated nearly half of the island’s habitat.
In the rest of the country, a front is generating very strong winds and showers in Tasmania and Victoria, mainly Tasmania, where showers are falling like snow in the highlands.
The trough is sending heat through northeastern New South Wales and Queensland, keeping heat and storms in the northern territory and the northern tropics.
Sunny, warm to very warm in the southeast. Showers / storms, very hot in the northeast. Late thunder, hot in the northwest. Windy, hot in the southwest.
Brisbane will be mostly sunny, with a low of 23 and a high of 34.
New South Wales and the ACT
Windy, warm in the northeast with isolated showers / storms. Mostly sunny, cool to temperate in the southeast. Windy in the Alps. Sunny, temperate to warm in the southwest. Mostly sunny, hot in the northwest.
Sydney will be mostly sunny, with a low of 20 and a high of 24.
The immediate threat of severe thunderstorms has passed, but the situation will continue to be monitored and more warnings will be issued if necessary.
Canberra will be sunny, with a low of 12 and a high of 26.
Turning mostly sunny, cool to cold in the south. Sunny, warm in the north.
Melbourne will be cloudy, with a low of 12 and a high of 19.
There is a gale warning for the Central Coast, Central Gippsland Coast and the East Gippsland Coast, and a strong wind warning for Port Phillip, Western Port and West Coast.
Windy with showers, cool in the southwest. Clear, cool showers in the southeast. Windy, cool to temperate in the north.
Hobart has a clean shower, with a minimum of 10 and a maximum of 17.
There is a storm force wind advisory for the southeast coast; a gale warning for Derwent Estuary, Frederick Henry Bay and Norfolk Bay, Storm Bay, Channel, Central Plateau Lakes, Far North West Coast, Central North Coast, Banks Strait and Franklin Sound, East of Flinders Island, Lower East Coast, South West Coast and Central West Coast; and a high wind warning for the South West Lakes and Upper East Coast.
Tomorrow there is a strong wind warning for the southeast coast, the southwest coast and the west central coast.
Mostly sunny, cool to cold in the southeast and downtown. Rising sun, from mild to warm in the west. Mostly sunny, temperate to warm in the north.
Adelaide has increased insolation, with a minimum of 12 ° C and a maximum of 23 ° C.
There is a strong wind warning for the lower southeast coast.
Mostly sunny, warm to very warm in the southwest and south. Mostly sunny, very warm in the northwest. Thunderstorms clearing, very warm in the northeast.
Perth will be sunny, with a minimum of 10 and a maximum of 26.
Warm and dry conditions on Wednesday. Fresh and gusty winds from the northeast over the interior of Gascoyne in the morning. A cool sea breeze that blows inland from the coast in the afternoon.
Late rain, very warm in northwest Top End. Showers / storms, very hot in Arnhem. Clean rains, very warm inside. Mostly sunny, warm to very warm in the south.
Darwin has a possible thunderstorm, with a minimum of 26C and a maximum of 34C.
– Reported with Weatherzone