Central West Weather
Central West Forecast
Tuesday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower during the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the late morning and afternoon. Winds E/SE 15 to 25 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 30s.
Wednesday Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the southwest in the late morning and afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds E 15 to 25 km/h.
Thursday Sunny. Light winds becoming SE 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon then becoming light during the evening.
Friday Sunny. Light winds becoming SE/SW 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon then tending NE/SE during the evening.
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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.