Wednesday Cloudy. Very high (near 100%) chance of rain, possibly heavy at times along the coastal fringe this evening. Winds S/SE 15 to 20 km/h tending S/SW in the evening.
Thursday Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of rain, most likely in the early morning. Winds S/SW 15 to 20 km/h increasing to 25 km/h before tending W/SW 15 to 20 km/h during the morning and early afternoon.
Friday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers. Winds SW 15 to 20 km/h tending S 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the evening.
Saturday Mostly sunny. Areas of frost about higher ground in the morning. Slight (20%) chance of a shower along the coastal fringe in the morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Light winds becoming W/NW 15 to 20 km/h during the evening.
Sunday Partly cloudy. Winds W/NW 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning.
Illawarra Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||10||22||50%||1-5mm||Nil||N 12||71||N 22||61|
||7||16||40%||1-5mm||Nil||NNW 16||87||N 23||65|
||11||21||50%||< 1mm||Nil||N 17||71||N 20||54|
||14||21||50%||< 1mm||Nil||N 14||63||N 20||66|
Witnesses saw a man being swept away after his vehicle went into floodwaters near Lismore in far north New South Wales, police say, as a heavy downpour and strong winds hit the state's coast.
After receiving record-breaking rain in June and July, parts of western Queensland have received their best August rain in nearly 20 years.
August temperature and rainfall records have been broken across Queensland today, some of which have been in place for more than a century.