CENTRAL Queensland could cop the brunt of Cyclone Freda's leftovers next week.
According to computer modelling from the Bureau of Meteorology, more than 300mm of rain could fall between January 6 and 9.
But BOM senior forecaster Brett Harrison dampened the need for concern, saying it was too early to accurately predict what the coming week would bring.
"The rainfall outlook comes directly from a computer model and isn't actually looked at by a forecaster," he said.
Mr Harrison said the increased chance of rainfall was due to the ex-tropical cyclone, which formed over the Coral Sea on Friday.
He said the tropical low pressure system had weakened significantly.
Mr Harrison said if the region did get heavy rainfall it would most likely be on January 8 and 9.
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