L-R Jaime Parnell, Theresa Egerton, Tony Walters with Jacob McLean (2), Selina Helliwell and Marie Balzer at the Melbourne Cup race day at Callaghan Park. Photo: Chris Ison / The Morning Bulletin
L-R Jaime Parnell, Theresa Egerton, Tony Walters with Jacob McLean (2), Selina Helliwell and Marie Balzer at the Melbourne Cup race day at Callaghan Park. Photo: Chris Ison / The Morning Bulletin Chris Ison

Odds-on for great day for Cup despite light rain early on

THERE'S a good chance that racegoers won't need to accessorise their outfit with an umbrella today, with a light shower expected only in the morning.

The Bureau of Meteorology reports there is a chance of a morning shower and thunderstorm in Rockhampton, with south-easterly winds of 20-30km/h coming through in the late evening.

Sunshine will see the temperatures reach 27 degrees, making a great day Melbourne Cup day out at Callaghan Park Racecourse.

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