The Bureau of Meteorology has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for heavy rainfall and damaging winds.
The Bureau of Meteorology has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for heavy rainfall and damaging winds. Bureau of Meteorology

Severe Thunderstorm Warning for western parts of Whitsundays

WESTERN parts of the Central Coast and Whitsundays forecast district have been included in the Bureau of Meteorology's Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued on Tuesday night.

The warning for heavy rainfall and damaging winds was issued at 8.31pm for people in parts of six forecast districts.

Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce damaging winds over the next several hours in parts of the Northern Goldfields and Upper Flinders, Herbert and Lower Burdekin, Central Coast and Whitsundays, Central Highlands and Coalfields, Central West and Capricornia districts.

 

The weather radar shows plenty of rain to the south of the Whitsundays.
The weather radar shows plenty of rain to the south of the Whitsundays. Bureau of Meteorology

The forecast for the Whitsundays region is for mostly sunny conditions on Wednesday.

Proserpine is predicted to reach 33 degrees on Wednesday, Hamilton Island 30 degrees and Bowen 32 degrees.