WIIND gusts of up to 50kmh buffeted Rockhampton as a small storm hit the city this afternoon but only 4mm of rain was recorded in the brief downpour.

At Biloela farmers lapped up 44mm of rain to 9am today in overnight falls while Moranbah collected 55mm in yesterday's severe thunderstorm which hit the airport packing wind gusts of 156kmh,  flipping over planes.

There were no reports of injuries.

Meanwhile the bureau says there is still the  chance of a thunderstorm for CQ this evening.

The forecast for the rest of Tuesday was southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h becoming light in the late evening.

Wednesday is predicted to be fine with winds south to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending east to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the evening.

Overnight temperatures will fall to  between 14 and 20 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Fire danger is high.



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