Thursday Sunny. Winds E 25 to 30 km/h tending NE/SE 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening. City Centre Sunny.
Friday Sunny. Winds E 15 to 25 km/h tending NW/NE in the early afternoon then becoming light in the evening. City Centre Sunny. Min 20 Max 32 Possible rainfall: 0 mm Chance of any rain: 5%.
Saturday Sunny. Light winds becoming NE/SE 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then tending NW/NE during the afternoon. City Centre Sunny. Min 20 Max 32 Possible rainfall: 0 mm Chance of any rain: 10%.
Sunday Sunny. Light winds. City Centre Sunny. Min 20 Max 31 Possible rainfall: 0 mm Chance of any rain: 10%.
Monday Sunny. Light winds becoming E/SE 15 to 20 km/h during the morning. City Centre Sunny. Min 20 Max 32 Possible rainfall: 0 mm Chance of any rain: 10%.
Darwin-Daly Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||18||33||5%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 14||43||ESE 22||17|
||17||30||5%||< 1mm||Nil||ESE 23||73||ESE 21||40|
||19||32||5%||< 1mm||Nil||ESE 18||54||ENE 25||24|
||15||33||5%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 15||48||SE 24||17|
||19||33||5%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 21||50||ESE 23||25|
||14||31||5%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 20||38||ESE 24||18|
||16||32||5%||< 1mm||Nil||ESE 20||47||ESE 24||22|
||17||33||20%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 21||54||ESE 25||26|
||19||33||5%||< 1mm||Nil||ESE 24||51||SE 20||30|
Strengthening El Nino to reduce rainfall in northern and south-east Australia but wetter conditions for Western Australia
The Bureau of Meteorology has confirmed the El Nino pattern is strengthening in the Pacific and is likely to persist into next year.
The former owner of the Grantham quarry that allegedly contributed to the fatal 2011 flood has said the western embankment beside the quarry was a natural landmark and not manmade.
The impact of the drought is expected to be the main theme as Queensland's bush councils hold a major conference today.