Channel Country Weather
Channel Country Forecast
Tuesday Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers near the New South Wales border, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds S 30 to 45 km/h.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers in the east, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds SE 20 to 30 km/h tending E/SE 25 to 35 km/h in the morning then tending S/SE in the early afternoon.
Thursday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers in the southeast, medium (40%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds SE/SW 15 to 20 km/h tending NW/NE 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then tending SE/SW 20 to 30 km/h in the early afternoon.
Friday Mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the northeast in the morning and afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the north in the morning and afternoon. Winds S/SW 15 to 20 km/h tending S/SE 25 to 35 km/h during the morning.
Saturday Sunny morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the northeast in the afternoon. Winds SE 20 to 30 km/h.
Channel Country Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||18||31||5%||< 1mm||Nil||SSE 36||33||S 27||15|
||20||33||5%||< 1mm||Nil||SSE 35||30||SSE 27||16|
||19||29||5%||< 1mm||Nil||S 27||36||S 24||19|
Top End residents are unlikely to be relieved of the oppressive hot and humid build up conditions until Christmas, because the rain-bringing La Niña weather pattern is unlikely to eventuate in coming months, the Bureau of Meteorology has warned.
An international tourist has died and a woman has been injured after being hit by lightning while camping at Mt Warning, on the NSW north coast, police say.
The opening week of summer has been a hot and thundery mix in New South Wales and there is more to come.