Tuesday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of rain, becoming less likely this afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm during this afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming W 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the late evening. Possible rainfall: 5 to 15 mm Chance of any rain: 80% Around Canberra Sun protection 8:40am to 5:30pm, UV Index predicted to reach 15 [Extreme].
Wednesday Cloud clearing. Light winds becoming W/NW 20 to 25 km/h in the early afternoon then becoming light in the evening. Possible rainfall: 0 mm Chance of any rain: 10%.
Thursday Partly cloudy. The chance of morning fog. High (70%) chance of showers and the chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming NW 25 to 40 km/h during the morning then tending W 20 to 30 km/h during the evening. Possible rainfall: 1 to 3 mm Chance of any rain: 60%.
Friday Mostly sunny. Light winds becoming W 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the evening. Possible rainfall: 0 mm Chance of any rain: 5%.
Saturday Mostly sunny. Light winds becoming E/NE 15 to 20 km/h later. Possible rainfall: 0 mm Chance of any rain: 10%.
ACT Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||15||25||90%||1-5mm||Nil||NW 6||86||WNW 24||57|
||16||26||90%||1-5mm||Nil||NW 4||86||WNW 16||52|
Trampolines have flown into powerlines and a lightning strike has reportedly caused a house fire as a severe thunderstorm tracked from Sydney all along the coast up to northern NSW on Monday afternoon.
Those who blamed last week's blackout in South Australia on renewable energy are dead wrong.
Thunderstorms are affecting six states and territories this afternoon, four of which are under warning for severe storms.