Lower Burdekin Weather
Lower Burdekin Forecast
Tuesday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers, becoming less likely this evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the north. Winds SE 15 to 25 km/h turning E in the late afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures around 30.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers, most likely in the late morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the far north. Winds E/SE 15 to 25 km/h tending E/NE 15 to 20 km/h in the evening then becoming light in the late evening.
Thursday Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Winds S/SE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning.
Friday Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower along the coastal fringe, near zero chance elsewhere. Light winds becoming S/SE 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon then becoming light during the evening.
Lower Burdekin Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||21||30||30%||< 1mm||Nil||SSE 8||74||SE 11||52|
||25||33||10%||< 1mm||Nil||SSE 18||62||ESE 21||44|
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.