Fairfax Media Network

Weather News

Winter to return to Melbourne

Mellissa Mackellar, Tuesday October 9, 2012 - 12:47 EDT

Melbourne is in for a blast of wet and windy weather, with below average temperatures expected until the end of the week.

After warming to the high teens, a weak cold front will clip southern Victoria on Tuesday afternoon, delivering a brief burst of showers. Wednesday will then struggle to warm to the mid teens due to lingering cloud and showers. Another stronger cold front should arrive in the afternoon, causing showers intensify with up to 10 millimetres expected.

Thursday is going to be the chilliest day. The maximum of around 13 degrees should only be brief, with much of the day sitting closer to ten degrees. Gusty winds, thundery showers and potentially small hail will also add extra bite to the wintry conditions, so residents will need to rug up.

The worst of the weather should have passed by Friday, with showers and wind easing and a brighter outlook for the weekend. Saturday will see some sunny intervals, before the sunshine returns in full force on Sunday, bringing a warmer top of 22 degrees.

- Weatherzone

© Weatherzone 2012

More breaking news

Sydney Morning Herald
ABC News
National Nine News
News Limited

Display Your Local Weather

Weather News

Whitehaven Beach gets environmental makeover after 'catastrophic' Cyclone Debbie

11:31 EST

Hundreds of tonnes of pristine white sand have been excavated to rebuild Australia's iconic Whitehaven Beach off north Queensland after Cyclone Debbie caused severe erosion and damage.

Cyclone Frances keeping its distance

11:02 EST

Tropical Cyclone Frances is intensifying rapidly to the north of Australia and may become a severe tropical cyclone by tonight.

Canberra shivers through first sub-zero morning of 2017, warmer days ahead

08:04 EST

Canberra has awoken to its first freezing morning of the year, with temperatures dropping to -1.7 degrees Celsius.