Southern Tablelands Weather
Southern Tablelands Forecast
Tuesday Clear. Light winds.
Wednesday Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of an afternoon shower or thunderstorm in the east. Light winds becoming W 15 to 20 km/h in the afternoon.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers in the afternoon and early evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and early evening. Light winds becoming E 15 to 25 km/h in the evening.
Friday Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds E/SE 15 to 20 km/h becoming E/NE 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon.
Saturday Sunny. Light winds becoming W/NW 15 to 20 km/h during the day then becoming light during the evening.
Southern Tablelands Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||14||27||80%||1-5mm||Nil||N 3||70||W 10||37|
||17||31||50%||< 1mm||Nil||NE 8||51||W 20||22|
Rivers down and cruises cancelled as Kakadu National Park swelters through one of its driest wet seasons on record
The World Heritage-listed Kakadu National Park is suffering through one of its driest wet seasons on record.
A powerful band of severe thunderstorms swept through Townsville on Monday evening, with rain rates in excess of 100mm per hour.
After a brief monsoonal burst of rain at the beginning of January for central parts of the Northern Territory, the Top End continues to miss out on the heavy falls.