PLAYFUL: Pelicans seem to be enjoying the warmer weather at Torquay.
PLAYFUL: Pelicans seem to be enjoying the warmer weather at Torquay. Alistair Brightman

Winter chill tipped to hit home this week

WINTER overnight temperatures have been unseasonably warm by up to five degrees Celsius thanks to a cover of cloud blanketing the region.

Bureau of Meteorology spokesman Chris Joseph said south-easterly winds from a high pressure system in the Tasman Sea had bought in the moisture needed for cloud formation.

The warmth isn't expected to last on the Fraser Coast and temperatures are predicted to plummet towards the end of the week.

Mr Joseph said south westerly winds brought in by a trough were expected to reach the Fraser Coast by Thursday, bringing conditions both dry and cool with sunshine.

Daytime temperatures are expected to drop towards 22 degrees Celsius along much of the coast, with sunny days ahead predicted.



It was like something from a movie: witness

premium_icon It was like something from a movie: witness

Passengers being bussed from Brisbane following Cooroy incident

Man injured at Mary Valley farm

Man injured at Mary Valley farm

Paramedics were called out just after 1pm.

GALLERY: 18 glamorous snaps from the Muster Cup

premium_icon GALLERY: 18 glamorous snaps from the Muster Cup

Excitement and style were the watchwords at the Muster Cup.

Local Partners