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RAIN INCOMING: Where it will fall in the southwest

Roma residents would have drifted off to sleep with ease last night to the sound of rain, and fortunately enough forecasters are predicting the same conditions this evening.

According to the Bureau of Meteorology Roma received 20mm of rain yesterday and will see similar conditions today.

Residents can expect a cloudy day with a top of 21 degrees and 90 per cent chance of rain.

Winds will be easterly 20 to 25 km per hour.

Forecaster Matt Marshall said on Wednesday, March 17 there will be a chance of thunderstorm in the late afternoon and evening with heavy falls possible.

“We will still see that activity on Thursday, but thunderstorms should thin out a little bit and by Friday it should dry out,” he said.

BOM predicts there’s about 60 per cent chance of rain on Thursday, most likely in the morning and afternoon.

There will be lights winds becoming easterly 20 to 30 km per hour in the morning and becoming lighter during the evening.

Mr Marshall said Charleville didn’t experience much of a downpour overnight, but up north at Caroline Crossing recorded 29mm overnight.

Charleville residents can expect a maximum temperature of 23 degrees and 90 per cent chance of rain.

BOM predicts a chance of a thunderstorm during this afternoon and evening with possible heavy falls.

On Wednesday, March 17 there will be 95 per cent chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon with a chance of a thunderstorm from the late morning, will the possibility of heavy falls in the afternoon.

Winds will be north-easterly 15 to 25 km per hour becoming lighter in the early afternoon.

The rain should ease off by Thursday, with a medium chance of showers expected.


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