OUT IN THE SUN: Exchange students (from left) Camilla Mantovan, Aline Lopes and Nayara Gomes are from Brazil, currently living in Brisbane. They came to Toowoomba for the day on Saturday to see the sunflowers in Queens Park.
OUT IN THE SUN: Exchange students (from left) Camilla Mantovan, Aline Lopes and Nayara Gomes are from Brazil, currently living in Brisbane. They came to Toowoomba for the day on Saturday to see the sunflowers in Queens Park. Bev Lacey

Temperatures set to drop after hot start to week

TEMPERATURES are set to slowly rise this week before dropping 14 degrees.

Bureau of Meteorology Meteorology meteorologist Sean Fitzgerald said temperatures would increase to 34 degrees by Wednesday.

"(That) is very hot for Toowoomba," Mr Fitzgerald said.

"On Thursday there will be a cool change, with maximum temperatures down to 25. That's nearly a 10 degree change between the two days.

Keen photographer from Highfields, Emily Richards came to Queens Park to capture the sunflowers.
Keen photographer from Highfields, Emily Richards came to Queens Park to capture the sunflowers. Bev Lacey

"On Friday the maximum will be 20 degrees."

He said a trough moving up from the south was causing the drop in temperatures.

"There is a chance of a storm this afternoon, but that would be more east of the Range," he said.

"There is a medium chance of showers from Thursday onwards."

Family and friends visiting from Cairns (back from left) Krishna Bhandari, Sudha Chaulagain, Yadav Mishra and (front) Yulissa and Yuvaan Mishra and Rasmita Thapa.
Family and friends visiting from Cairns (back from left) Krishna Bhandari, Sudha Chaulagain, Yadav Mishra and (front) Yulissa and Yuvaan Mishra and Rasmita Thapa. Bev Lacey

Mr Fitzgerald said so far this month Toowoomba had received 4.4mm of rain, though the average was 98.6mm.

Toowoomba forecast:

Today 18-30°

Tuesday 17-32°

Wednesday 18-34°

Thursday 19-25°

Friday 16-20°


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