Tuesday Mostly clear. Winds NE and light increasing to 20 to 30 km/h in the late evening.
Wednesday Hot. Mostly sunny morning. The chance of a shower or thunderstorm in the southeast in the afternoon and evening. Winds SE/SW 20 to 30 km/h tending NW/NE 25 to 35 km/h in the morning then tending E/NE 20 to 30 km/h in the middle of the day.
Thursday Hot. Mostly sunny morning. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds S/SE 15 to 25 km/h tending NW/NE in the morning then tending S 25 to 35 km/h in the late afternoon.
Friday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower, most likely in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds S 25 to 35 km/h turning SE 15 to 20 km/h during the day.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds S/SE 20 to 30 km/h tending E/SE 15 to 25 km/h during the evening.
Northwest Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||24||36||60%||1-5mm||Nil||ENE 19||52||E 14||33|
||22||36||50%||1-5mm||Nil||ENE 24||49||E 19||31|
||20||35||30%||< 1mm||Nil||E 19||54||E 18||33|
||22||37||30%||< 1mm||Nil||ENE 20||48||E 18||31|
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.