Piper Hewetson and Alanna O’Connell escape the rain under one of the most colourful umbrellas around.
Piper Hewetson and Alanna O’Connell escape the rain under one of the most colourful umbrellas around. MAX FLEET

Sunny outlook for Bundy weather

SUNSHINE is on the way to the Bundaberg region for a short time, according to the Bureau of Meteorology.

Bureau forecaster Terry Erbs said today was expected to be mostly fine with a possibility of showers, while the same was expected for tomorrow.

However, he said the sun was not expected to last, with a possibility of showers and thunderstorms on Thursday.

Bundaberg saw 75mm of rain for seven days up until 9am yesterday.

The Gin Gin area more than doubled this amount, with 174mm of rain falling in the same period.

Childers received 96mm in this time, while Mt Perry got 75mm.

Gayndah was well behind, receiving just 35mm in the seven days.

Despite overcast conditions, residents are still urged to slip, slop and slap with the UV alert reaching the extreme zone of 14.

Temperatures are expected to stay between 22 and 30 degrees for the rest of the week.

Water storage levels are looking good, with the Kolan Barrage reaching 100%, Paradise Dam at 55%, Bucca Weir at 100% and the Fred Haigh Dam at 23%.



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