The Tablelands and FNQ are set to swelter over the next couple days as the mercury is set to nudge the 40-degree mark.
According to the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM),
Mareeba will have 3 days straight of 37 degrees on Thursday, Friday and Saturday.
Atherton will be a bit cooler with 34 degrees from Wednesday to Saturday.
Port Douglas will be 37 degrees on Thursday and Friday and 38 on Saturday.
and Cooktown will be 37 Degrees from Thursday to Sunday.
The good news is, showers are expected around the beginning of next week.