Tuesday Cloudy. Winds W/NW 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the late evening. Partly cloudy. Light winds becoming W/NW 15 to 20 km/h during the day. Possible rainfall: 0 mm Chance of any rain: 20%.
Wednesday Mostly sunny. Light winds becoming NW 20 to 25 km/h in the early afternoon then becoming light in the evening. Possible rainfall: 0 mm Chance of any rain: 10% Around Canberra Sun protection 8:40am to 5:30pm, UV Index predicted to reach 14 [Extreme].
Thursday Mostly sunny morning. Medium (60%) chance of rain, most likely in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and early evening. Light winds becoming N/NW 20 to 30 km/h in the morning then tending W/NW 35 to 50 km/h in the middle of the day. Possible rainfall: 0 to 2 mm Chance of any rain: 60%.
Friday Partly cloudy. Light winds. Possible rainfall: 0 mm Chance of any rain: 10%.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Light winds. Possible rainfall: 0 mm Chance of any rain: 5%.
ACT Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||10||28||5%||< 1mm||Nil||NNE 7||65||NW 24||28|
||11||28||20%||< 1mm||Nil||N 4||65||NW 17||25|
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.