The threat of flooding rain will wax anew this week in Queensland, Australia, as the remains of Tropical Cyclone Olga persist following Sunday's landfall over northeastern Queensland, Through Wednesday, a lingering tropical low will hover along the shore of northwestern Queensland, near the southern Gulf of Carpentaria. This will leading to localized flooding rain nearby and along the state's tropical east coast.

Later in the week, the tropical low will shift southeastward while strengthening. At this time, torrential rain will increase in coverage.

Likewise, the threat area for excessive rain will grow to cover a substantial swath of coastal and interior Queensland at the weekend.

The flood threat will extend to homes and businesses as well as to crops.

By Senior Meteorologist Jim Andrews.