Animals and humans feel the cold hit in Central Queensland

8.40am: WHILE humans can add a few extra layers, use a microwave or kettle to create a hot drink and turn on a heater to beat the cold weather, our animals are not so lucky.

Mount Morgan resident Brooke Morgan checked on her animals this morning only to find the calves' water frozen over.

Mount Morgan resident Brooke Morgan went to check on her animals this morning and found the calves' water frozen over.
Mount Morgan resident Brooke Morgan went to check on her animals this morning and found the calves' water frozen over.

 

6.45am: THE cold front impacting southern Australia has finally reached Central Queensland.

According to the Bureau of Meteorology, Rockhampton's minimum temperature overnight was 5.4 at 5.24am while Biloela reached -1.3 at 6.13am.

One reader reported Thangool, near Biloela, has recorded a temperature of -1.1.

Gladstone Airport recorded 7.8 and St Lawrence recorded a minimum of 5.2.

Emerald's overnight minimum temperature was 4 while Clermont Airport recorded a low of 0.6 at 6.13am.

Moranbah Airport recorded a low of 2.3 at 4.43am and Blackwater Airport recorded 2.6 at 4.41am.


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