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Heatwave sweeps through Rockhampton

 

We're in for a scorcher during the last week of summer. 

 
A heatwave will send temperatures soaring to between six and ten degrees above the average in Rockhampton today.
 
Forecaster from the Bureau of Metrology Peter Clarson says they're forecasting a top of 41 degrees. 
 
"That's really the peak of the heat around the Capricornia district today, where we are expecting a severe heatwave." 
 
Tomorrow is predicted to get up to 38 degrees. 
 
Temperatures will drop slightly from Wednesday, staying in the mid-30s until Sunday.