Melburnians will make the most of some glimpses of sunshine on Tuesday before a string of gloomy cold days will set in on Wednesday. Cold fronts will sweep across the city almost every day well into the weekend.
Tuesday should see some sunny breaks between the clouds during the day and will be followed by a cold night. Thick cloud will roll in on Wednesday morning ahead of a cold front. This cloud will result in cold days with the mercury struggling to reach the mid teens each day until at least Sunday. Showers are also possible on each day during this period with Thursday likely to be the wettest day, with around 15 to 20 mm expected.
On Friday another front with cloud and showers will hit the city and this time accompanied by southwesterly winds. These winds will add a wind chill to the gloom, making it feel a few degrees colder. The strong winds are likely to continue throughout the weekend with showers on the cards each day well into next week.
The culprit of the Melbourne gloom is a jet stream sweeping the cold fronts across the southeast corner of Australia. A belt of high pressure is firmly in position across central Australia which will halt a northwards track of the fronts.
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