WEATHER: Rain to hit southwest Queensland after heatwave
Liquid gold is falling across southwest Queensland after a couple of days of a scorching hot heatwave.
Roma’s mercury hit 38.C1 for both Monday and Tuesday, February 23 and 24.
The Maranoa town has already had some rainfall today, February 25, with 0.4mm already falling from 7.30am, according to the Bureau of Meteorology.
But Charleville hit a sweltering 40C on Monday and 38.6C on Tuesday.
Charleville is yet to record any rain, but will be in for quite a bit of wet weather over the next two days.
As the temperature starts to lower, Roma is now forecast to have a 60 per cent chance of rain today, with a possible storm.
Temperatures could reach up to 33C.
As for Charleville, there will be a 95 per cent chance of showers with a possible storm during the afternoon and evening, with lingering rain into Friday, February 26.
It will be mostly sunny for both towns from the weekend onwards.