Temperatures continue to drop along coast of Central QLD

11.15am: MORE photos and talks of frost around the region are circulating today.

Here is a photograph of the frost at Mt Morgan submitted by a reader:

Tasha Hay - 6.15 am carpark at work Mt Morgan
Tasha Hay - 6.15 am carpark at work Mt Morgan

6.30am: ROCKHAMPTON and Gladstone overnight minimum temperatures continue to drop as the Antarctic Vortex continues to blast the east coast of Australia.

The overnight temperature for Rockhampton today was 3.6 and Gladstone's was 6.2, according to the Bureau of Meteorology.

Yeppoon recorded 4.6 at 6.22am and St Lawrence recorded 3.2 at 4.49am.

Meanwhile, Clermont Airport recorded the lowest overnight temperature for Central Queensland this morning with -1.7 at 6.30am.

Biloela reached its overnight low at 1.02am, recording a low of 0.2 and Emerald recorded its overnight low of 4.6 at 1.51am.

Other overnight minimum temperatures in Central Queensland:

Blackwater Airport  2.1 at 6.15am

Moranbah Airport 0.6 at 6.13am

Longreach 7.2 at 6.19am

Proserpine 2.4 at 6.26am


New case details boost hopes for mask-free Friday

Premium Content New case details boost hopes for mask-free Friday

Queensland is on track to be mask-free from Friday

FULL LIST: Emerald Magistrates Court appearances today

Premium Content FULL LIST: Emerald Magistrates Court appearances today

Here is a list of matters listed at Emerald Magistrates Court on Tuesday.

Renewable energy projects to ‘create 2500 job years’ in CQ

Premium Content Renewable energy projects to ‘create 2500 job years’ in CQ

Mackay and Isaac are tipped to benefit most from a ‘turbocharged’ rollout