Wednesday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of rain or showers. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds SE 15 to 20 km/h turning E in the late afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures in the mid to high 20s.
Thursday Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning. The chance of a thunderstorm about the Upper Hunter in the afternoon. Light winds.
Friday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Light winds becoming NE/SE 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon then becoming light during the evening.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers in the afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon. Light winds becoming NW 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the day.
Hunter Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||22||31||70%||1-5mm||Nil||SSE 8||68||ESE 18||43|
||22||28||60%||1-5mm||Nil||SSE 6||74||SE 15||62|
||22||31||60%||1-5mm||Nil||SE 6||72||ESE 15||43|
||20||31||90%||< 1mm||Nil||NNW 24||72||SSE 19||45|
||22||26||70%||< 1mm||Nil||ENE 12||71||ESE 23||52|
||22||28||50%||< 1mm||Nil||ENE 12||81||ESE 23||78|
||22||25||50%||< 1mm||Nil||SSE 12||88||ESE 22||78|
||21||34||70%||< 1mm||Nil||NNW 8||64||SE 18||34|
Aircraft companies are flat out dropping off food and supplies to Northern Territory communities stranded by continuing wet weather.
The Katherine River is set to flood as an active monsoon trough causes heavy rains and squally showers across the Northern Territory, registering the wettest day in five years.
The monsoon trough has redeveloped over northern Australia this week, bringing Darwin its heaviest rain five years.