Tuesday Clear. Light winds.
Wednesday Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of an afternoon shower or thunderstorm in the west. Light winds becoming N/NE 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers inland, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and early evening, mainly in the west. Light winds.
Friday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the west, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the west during the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming NE 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon.
Saturday Mostly sunny. Winds N/NE 15 to 20 km/h tending N/NW during the evening.
Illawarra Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||19||31||5%||< 1mm||Nil||N 12||71||NE 21||52|
||16||30||10%||< 1mm||Nil||N 18||76||NNE 17||40|
||19||33||20%||< 1mm||Nil||N 12||70||NE 22||40|
||21||29||5%||< 1mm||Nil||N 16||74||NE 22||59|
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.