Tuesday Mostly cloudy with showers or rain periods, clearing in the evening. Slight chance of an afternoon thunderstorm. Winds W 15 to 25 km/h, turning S around the middle of the day. Around Canberra.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. Patches of morning frost. Winds S 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the late afternoon.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Patchy morning fog and frost. Light winds.
Friday Partly cloudy. Medium chance of showers. Light winds.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Medium chance of showers. Light winds.
ACT Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||0||17||40%||< 1mm||High||E 6||80||E 15||43|
||2||17||40%||-||Moderate||ENE 6||67||E 8||44|
||1||17||40%||< 1mm||High||ENE 4||74||ESE 11||41|
The latest bushfire outlook indicates a heightened risk of forest fires in southern Australia this summer.
After one of the best starts to a season in a decade, disappointing winter rain has dwindled crop prospects in Western Australia's Eastern Wheatbelt.
Overnight, Melbourne experienced very warm temperatures under a blanket of cloud ahead of a cold front.