The storm rolled across Mount Isa from the east and the thunder cracked, but not much rain fell in the North West.
As a surface trough crossed the region on Monday January 13, it resulted in Mount Isa and other parts of the North West receiving short and fast falls.
Mount Isa recorded 1.6mm with the storm moving to the north.
Camooweal recorded 0.2mm while New May Downs recorded the highest rainfall with 5.2mm.
Cloncurry received nothing and Lake Julius only recorded 0.6mm.
Towards the Gulf, Burketown and Normanton recorded 0.2mm while Mornington Island received 13.4mm.
The storm hit at the same time the Mount Isa and Longreach weather radars were down, undergoing routine maintenance.
For the remainder of the week, there is a low chance of rain with 20 per cent chance on Tuesday and Wednesday and only 0-5 per cent chance for the rest of the week.
Temperatures are expected to soar for the rest of the week reaching a top of 44 degrees today, 43 Wednesday and Thursday, and 44 Friday and Saturday.
Lake Moondarra sits at 46.5 per cent and Lake Julius is sitting at 73.4 per cent.
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