Tuesday Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers. The chance of thunderstorms with possible heavy falls. Light winds. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 30s.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely from the late morning. The chance of thunderstorms with possible heavy falls. Light winds becoming NE/SE 15 to 20 km/h early in the morning then becoming light in the morning.
Thursday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm with possible heavy falls. Light winds.
Friday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers north of Coen, medium (50%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm with possible heavy falls. Light winds.
Peninsula Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||26||30||70%||< 1mm||Nil||E 14||83||NNW 17||70|
||25||34||70%||1-5mm||Nil||ENE 6||75||WSW 10||51|
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.