Peak temperatures in Queensland ranged between 5-8 degrees Celsius above the average, as Ipswich hit 35 degrees Celsius with Mt Isa peaking at 40 degrees Celsius.
Warm air tracking ahead of the trough will deliver a warm day for New South Wales as a high-pressured ridge keeps Queensland and southwest WA clear.
Very dangerous thunderstorms battered the southeastern parts of the state on Saturday, thrashing some areas with tennis ball-sized hailstones.
After a really sweaty weekend with the sweltering temperatures hitting over 40 degrees Celsius in several parts of the Top End, it seems there’s no forthcoming relief in sight or signs of an impending wet season storms.
Queensland has been battered with tennis ball-sized hailstones, with more expected as a series of powerful supercell thunderstorms track across the southeast parts of Queensland.
Heavy showers continue to pound various parts of the state even as the expected “very dangerous” and “life-threatening” thunderstorms ceased, according to the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM).
Non-stop heavy showers, damaging hail and strong winds caused a power outage in more than 5,000 households and led to flash flooding in various areas.
A La Niña forms when severe winds blow the warm waters of the Pacific to Indonesia, away from South America.
Residents of northern NSW and southeast Queensland have been asked to expect another extreme weather day as conditions are forecast to be harsher than yesterday.
Similarly, disturbances happening in one part of planet earth’s atmosphere will be felt in another region.