Northern Rivers Weather
Northern Rivers Forecast
Wednesday Hot. Sunny day. Medium (40%) chance of showers later tonight. Light winds becoming E/SE 15 to 25 km/h in the early afternoon then tending S/SE 20 to 30 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 29 to 35.
Thursday Cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers. Winds S 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the morning then becoming SE 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day.
Friday Cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Winds SE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Areas of morning fog inland. Slight (20%) chance of a shower, most likely in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the south in the afternoon. Light winds.
Northern Rivers Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||14||24||20%||< 1mm||Nil||E 10||71||ENE 13||51|
||14||24||20%||< 1mm||Nil||E 8||76||E 18||59|
||17||23||40%||< 1mm||Nil||E 13||68||ENE 15||60|
||13||26||40%||< 1mm||Nil||S 8||76||ENE 14||40|
||13||26||10%||< 1mm||Nil||WNW 3||80||NE 16||43|
||12||25||20%||< 1mm||Nil||ESE 7||87||E 17||48|
||14||26||20%||< 1mm||Nil||ESE 10||70||E 14||48|
||15||24||10%||< 1mm||Nil||ENE 8||69||ENE 13||52|
The weather bureau says the month of September was the third driest on record in Australia.
Children in remote areas of Papua New Guinea are dying as a result of food shortages caused by frost and worsening drought, villagers say.
Upper Hunter farmers are concerned a spike in warm weather across the region could take its toll on crop yields.