Northern Rivers Weather
Northern Rivers Forecast
Tuesday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. Winds S/SE 20 to 30 km/h decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the evening.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. Winds S 15 to 25 km/h turning SE in the middle of the day.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Light winds becoming E/SE 15 to 20 km/h in the early afternoon then becoming light in the evening.
Friday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm inland in the afternoon. Light winds becoming SE 15 to 20 km/h during the day then becoming light during the evening.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the morning and afternoon. Light winds.
Northern Rivers Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||21||27||90%||1-5mm||Nil||S 26||74||SSE 34||64|
||19||28||80%||< 1mm||Nil||SSW 17||77||SSE 25||53|
||19||28||50%||< 1mm||Nil||S 15||71||SSE 25||52|
||18||27||70%||1-5mm||Nil||S 17||86||SSE 29||65|
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.