Tuesday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely during this afternoon and evening. The chance of thunderstorms, with possible heavy falls this afternoon. Winds NE 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the mid to high 30s.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers west of Mt Isa, medium (50%) chance elsewhere. The chance of thunderstorms, with possible heavy falls in the far north in the afternoon. Light winds becoming E/NE 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the evening.
Thursday Hot and mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Light winds.
Friday Hot. Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming E/NE 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon then tending N/NE during the evening.
Northwest Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||27||38||70%||5-10mm||Nil||N 10||58||ENE 12||43|
||27||39||80%||1-5mm||Nil||NE 21||49||E 20||29|
||27||37||90%||1-5mm||Nil||NE 12||54||E 17||33|
||28||39||80%||1-5mm||Nil||NE 15||44||E 16||27|
The morning after a sweltering summer night, when you have tossed and turned and sweated in your sheets, many may experience a rude awakening.
The Katherine River is set to flood as an active monsoon trough causes heavy rains and squally showers across the Northern Territory, registering the wettest day in five years.
As the mercury soars in Sydney today, spare a thought for the people of Moree in northern New South Wales, who are in the midst of a record-breaking heatwave.