Temperatures are forecast to rise across southern Queensland this weekend, peaking on Sunday, and with no reprieve expected until Wednesday.
The southern interior, Warrego, Maranoa and Darling Downs regions, which saw record-breaking temperatures last week, will remain “very hot”, according to Shane Kennedy from the Bureau of Meteorology.
“At this stage, we’re not likely to break any of those records, but we’ll certainly be right up in the very hot territory again across the weekend,” he said.
The stifling conditions will remain until cooler air behind a strong front moving north from southern parts of the country brings reprieve.
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