Tuesday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the north, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds SE 20 to 30 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 30s.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Winds SE 15 to 25 km/h tending E in the evening then becoming light in the late evening.
Thursday Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower near the coast, near zero chance elsewhere. Light winds becoming S/SE 15 to 20 km/h during the day then becoming light during the afternoon.
Friday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower near the coast, near zero chance elsewhere. Light winds becoming S 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon then becoming light during the evening.
Capricornia Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||20||38||40%||< 1mm||Nil||WNW 9||53||SSW 15||20|
||23||33||40%||< 1mm||Nil||W 11||56||NNE 19||47|
||24||30||10%||< 1mm||Nil||WSW 12||70||N 13||60|
||22||36||5%||< 1mm||Nil||WNW 8||58||WSW 13||32|
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.