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Severe thunderstorms possible for southwest

The Bureau of Meteorology has predicted a chance of severe thunderstorms across southwest Queensland after some towns got a pelting on Sunday, March 7.

According to BOM’s records, Roma received 2.6mm of rain yesterday with winds up to 35km/h during the storm.

It will be a maximum of 32C today, March 8, with an 80 per cent chance of rain and the possibility of a severe thunderstorm from late in the morning.

There’s also a 50 per cent chance of rain tomorrow, March 9 with the possibility of a thunderstorm.

The downpour could reach up to 10mm.

Wednesday could bring up to 6mm but Thursday, March 11 will more likely bring some rain, with a 70 per cent chance.

BOM is forecasting sunny days in Roma from hereonout.

Weather Radar at 3.44pm, March 7.
Weather Radar at 3.44pm, March 7.

Charleville is facing similar weather patterns to Roma, with 2.8mm being recorded yesterday, March 7 with winds up to 28km/h during the downpour.

There’s an 80 per cent chance of rain with the possibility of severe thunderstorms today.

There’s a 50 per cent chance of rain with up to 5mm on both Tuesday and Wednesday, and a 40 per cent chance on Thursday.


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