Severe weather warning issued for Queensland as ex-Tropical Cyclone Iris ...

A severe weather warning has been issued for parts of Queensland following ex-Tropical Cyclone Iris. 

The Bureau of Meteorology warned there was a high chance the system would redevelop into a cyclone on Tuesday.

'She has shown some pretty significant signs of development in the last 24 hours,' meteorologist Diana Eadie told the ABC.

The Bureau of Meteorology warned there was a high chance the system would redevelop into a cyclone on Tuesday (storm clouds develop over Seventy-Five Mile Beach, Queensland) 

The Bureau of Meteorology warned there was a high chance the system would redevelop into a cyclone on Tuesday (storm clouds develop over Seventy-Five Mile Beach, Queensland) 

Emergency service crews are preparing for wild weather to ravage parts of central and far north Queensland overnight

Emergency service crews are preparing for wild weather to ravage parts of central and far north Queensland overnight

The Bureau warned Iris would bring damaging winds with gusts exceeding 100km/h along the coastline near Cairns, in Queensland's north (aftermath of flash flooding seen at Crystal Cascades Holiday Park in Cairns) 

The Bureau warned Iris would bring damaging winds with gusts exceeding 100km/h along the coastline near Cairns, in Queensland's north (aftermath of flash flooding seen at Crystal Cascades Holiday Park in Cairns) 

The Bureau warned Iris would bring damaging winds with gusts exceeding 100km/h along the coastline near Cairns, in Queensland's north. 

Severe weather is also expected to hit parts of the North Tropical Coast, Central Coast and the Whitsundays.

The Bureau said parts of the state could expect 200-300mm of rain in 24 hours, which could lead to flash flooding.

A significant flood warning was issued for the region between Cairns and Rockhampton.

Mackay and Townsville could both expect more than 100mm of rain on Monday.

Emergency service crews are preparing for wild weather to ravage parts of central and far north Queensland overnight.

Severe weather is also expected to hit parts of the North Tropical Coast, Central Coast and the Whitsundays (wind and flash flooding damage seen at Cairns) 

Severe weather is also expected to hit parts of the North Tropical Coast, Central Coast and the Whitsundays (wind and flash flooding damage seen at Cairns) 

Emergency Services Minister Craig Crawford said SES floodboat crews would be sent out to the central coast in preparation (heavy rain in Queensland pictured) 

Emergency Services Minister Craig Crawford said SES floodboat crews would be sent out to the central coast in preparation (heavy rain in Queensland pictured) 

Emergency Services Minister Craig Crawford said SES floodboat crews would be sent out to the central coast in preparation.

'We've been hit hard by severe weather events over the past few weeks, and with more heavy rain and strong winds around the corner, I know we will once again see QFES personnel right across Queensland step up to the job,' he told the Courier Mail.

'Extra crews have been deployed to bolster the response capability. These crews can be moved to areas most likely to be impacted by heavy rain as the track of the weather systems becomes clearer.'

While parts of central and north Queensland were warned to prepare for damaging winds and heavy showers, the state's capital is also bracing for a wet start to the week.

The Bureau of Meteorology predicted a medium chance of rain for Brisbane, but said there was no wild weather warning in place for the city. 

Meanwhile, warm temperatures are expected to continue into the week in Perth, Canberra, Sydney, Brisbane and Darwin. 

A sweltering day on Sunday drove many Australians to spend their Easter at the beach 

A sweltering day on Sunday drove many Australians to spend their Easter at the beach 

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